Journal articles

Di Maio, G./Graf, L./Wilson, A. (2020) Embedded flexibilization and polite employer domination: the case of short-track apprenticeships in Switzerland. Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 12(2): Download

Graf, L./Tröhler, D. (2020) Cross-border skill formation and institutional bricolage: the case of Luxembourg and its neighbors. In: Borders in Perspective UniGR-CBS Thematic Issue. Borders and cross-border labor markets: opportunities and challenges. Vol. 3, pp. 23-33. Download

Di Maio, G./Graf, L./Wilson, A. (2019) Torn between Economic Efficiency and Social Equality? Short-track Apprenticeships in Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland. European Educational Research Journal, 18(6): 699-723. Download

Emmenegger, P./Graf, L./Strebel, A. (2019). Social versus liberal collective skill formation systems? A comparative-historical analysis of the role of trade unions in German and Swiss VET. European Journal of Industrial Relations. Advance access:

Emmenegger, P./Graf, L./Trampusch, C. (2019) The Governance of Decentralised Cooperation in Collective Training Systems: A Review and Conceptualisation. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 71(1): 21-45. Download

Graf, L. (2018) Combined modes of gradual change: the case of academic upgrading and declining collectivism in German skill formation. Socio-Economic Review, 16(1): 185-205. Download

Graf, L./Gardin, M. (2018) Transnational skills development in post-industrial knowledge economies: the case of Luxembourg and the Greater Region. Journal of Education and Work, 31(1): 1-15. Download

Graf, L. (2017) Work-based higher education programmes in Germany and the US: Comparing multi-actor corporatist governance in higher education. Policy and Society, 36(1): 89-108. Download

Graf, L./Powell, J.J.W. (2017) How Employer Interests and Investments Shape Advanced Skill Formation, PS: Political Science & Politics, 50(2): 418-422. Download

Graf, L./Powell, J.J.W./Fortwengel, J./Bernhard, N. (2017) Integrating International Student Mobility in Work-based Higher Education: The Case of Germany. Journal of Studies in International Education, 21(2): 156-169. Download

Graf, L. (2016) Betrieblich-hochschulbasierte Ausbildungsformen in Deutschland und den USA: Eine (Re)Konzeptualisierung. Zeitschrift für Pädagogik, 62(3): 323-339. Download

Graf, L. (2016). The rise of work-based academic education in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 68(1): 1-16. Download

Graf, L./Powell, J.J.W./Bernhard, N. (2014) Transferpotenziale des deutschen dualen Studiums. Eine Bestimmung zentraler Faktoren anhand der Fallstudien Brasilien und Frankreich. Berufsbildung in Wissenschaft und Praxis (BWP), 6/2014, 22-25. Download

Powell, J.J.W./Bernhard, N./Graf, L. (2012) The Emergent European Model in Skill Formation: Comparing Higher Education and Vocational Training in the Bologna and Copenhagen Processes. Sociology of Education, 85(3): 240-258. Download

Powell, J.J.W./Graf, L./Bernhard, N./Coutrot, L./Kieffer, A. (2012) The Shifting Relationship between Vocational and Higher Education in France and Germany: towards convergence? European Journal of Education, 47(3): 405-423. Download              

Powell, J.J.W./Bernhard, N./Graf, L. (2012) Amerikanisierung oder Europäisierung der (Aus-) Bildung? Die Bologna- und Kopenhagen-Prozesse und das neue europäische Modell der Hochschul- und Berufsbildung. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (KZfSS), Sonderheft 52 “Soziologische Bildungsforschung”, 437-458. Download                     

Graf, L. (2009) Applying the Varieties of Capitalism Approach to Higher Education: Comparing the Internationalization of German and British Universities. European Journal of Education, 44(4): 569-585. Download