Research Themes:

My ongoing research projects focus on four main areas

1. Family Inequalities in Parenting and Child Development Dynamics

2. Impacts of Digitalisation on Families & Child Well-Being

3. Child and Adolescent Time Use in Micro-Macro Contexts

4. Gender Inequalities in Parent and Child Well-Being and Daily Routines 

Ongoing Projects as (co)PI:

* Social Inequalities in Child Time Use and Development in Ireland: A Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Approach (2020-2023)

PI: Melissa Bohnert (PhD researcher awardee); Co-PI & TCD Coordinator: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship; Irish Research Council; Grant: €72.000

* Researching and Promoting Positive Adult and Child Mental Health and Wellbeing in Lone-Parent Families (2019-2021)

PI: Cadhla McDonnell (post-doctoral researcher awardee); Co-PI & TCD Coordinator: Pablo Gracia; Non-Academic NGO Partner: Valerie Maher ('One Family'); Funder: Irish Research Council, European Commission; Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, IRC COFUND (CAROLINE); Grant: €172.000


* Social Inequalities, Children’s Activities and Child Development: A Longitudinal Approach (2018-2022) 

PI: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Provost PhD Hiring Project Award, Trinity College Dublin; Grant: €64.000. 

International Project (as leading partner):

* DIGYMATEX: Establishing A Comprehensive Understanding and Taxonomy of Children's Digital Maturity (2020-2024) 

PI: Marco Hubert; TCD Partner Leader: Pablo Gracia; Funder: European Commission, Horizon 2020 / -SC6- TRANSFORMATIONS-07-2019-RIA; Grant: € 3.5 million (total); €225.000 (Trinity College Dublin).

Previous Projects:

Child Digital Use and Social Inequalities: The Role of Digital Socialisation in Intergenerational Inequalities in Ireland (2019-2021) 

PI: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund; Grant: €3.000.

Social Inequalities in Girls’ and Boys’ Daily Activities and Skills Accumulation (2018-2020) 

PI: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund; Grant: €3.000.

* Inequalities in Child Daily Activities and Development: A Multi-Method, Longitudinal, and Cross-Country Approach (ChildTimes) (2018-2019)

PI: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Enterprise Ireland; Grant: €14.500.

* Parental Conditions, Family Relations and Work: Implications for Families and Children (2015/17)

PI: Pablo Gracia; European University Institute. Max Weber Programme; Grant: €48,000.

* Family Conditions and Child Outcomes (2013-2014)

Coordinator: Pablo Gracia; Partners: University of Amsterdam (AMCIS); WZB, Berlin; Goethe University, Frankfurt; Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS); University of Mannheim (MZES); University of Oxford (Nuffield College); Funder: EqualSoc Network, 7th FP European Commission; Grant: €3,500.

* Stratified Family Dynamics: Polarizing Trends in Couple Behavior and Parenting (2010 - 2012) 

- PI: Gosta Esping-Andersen; Funder:  7th  FP European Commission, ERC Advanced Grant; Role: PhD researcher (Pablo Gracia); Grant: €2.1 million.

* Analysis of Multiple Equilibria in Families (2010 - 2012)

PI: Gosta Esping-Andersen; Funder: Spanish Ministry of Science; PhD researcher (Pablo Gracia); Grant: €165.770.

* Family-Work Policies and Gender Inequalities in Paid and Unpaid Work in Spain (2009-2010)

PI: Pablo Gracia & Daniela Bellani; Funder: Fundación Alternativas - Estudios de Progreso; Grant: €1.500.

* Diverging Parenting: Socioeconomic Background, Gender and Institutions (2008-2012)

PI: Pablo Gracia (PhD researcher awardee); Funder:  Spanish Ministry of Science; Grant: €55.000.

* Economic Change, Quality of Life and Social Cohesion (EqualSoc) Project (2008-2010)

Coordinator: Robert Erikson; Funder:  7th FP, European CommissionRole: Researcher at the FAMNET group (Pablo Gracia; Grant: €8.429.000.

* Redistribution Effects of Women’s New Roles (2008 - 2010)

PI: Gosta Esping-Andersen; Funder: Spanish Ministry of Science; Role: PhD researcher (Pablo Gracia); Grant: 138.000.