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Journal article

Pullman, Ashley, Britta Gauly, and Clemens Lechner. 2021. "Short-term earnings mobility in the Canadian and German context: The role of cognitive skills." Journal for Labour Market Research 55 (10). doi:

Durda, Tabea, Britta Gauly, Klaus Buddeberg, Clemens Lechner, and Cordula Artelt. 2020. "On the comparability of adults with low literacy across LEO, PIAAC, and NEPS : Methodological considerations and empirical evidence." Large-scale Assessments in Education 2020 (8): 13. doi:

Reder, Stephen, Britta Gauly, and Clemens Lechner. 2020. "Practice makes perfect: Practice engagement theory and the development of adult literacy and numeracy proficiency." International Review of Education 66 (2-3): 267–288. doi:

Gauly, Britta, Jessica Daikeler, Tobias Gummer, and Beatrice Rammstedt. 2020. "What’s my wage again?: Comparing survey and administrative data to validate earning measures." International Journal of Social Research Methodology 23 (2): 215-228. doi:

Perry, Anja, and Britta Gauly. 2019. "Analysing poor reading skills: A comparison between PIAAC literacy levels and reading components." Survey Methods : Insights from the Field 2019 1-9.

Gauly, Britta, and Clemens Lechner. 2019. "Self-perfection or self-selection?: Unraveling the relationship between job-related training and adults' literacy skills." PLoS ONE 14 (5): e0215971. doi:

Widany, Sarah, Johannes Christ, Britta Gauly, Natascha Massing, and Madlain Hoffmann. 2019. "The quality of data on participation in adult education and training: An analysis of varying participation rates and patterns under consideration of survey design and measurement effects." Frontiers in Sociology 4 (71).

Massing, Natascha, and Britta Gauly. 2017. " Training Participation and Gender: Analyzing Individual Barriers Across Different Welfare State Regimes." Adult Education Quarterly 67 (4): 266–285. doi:

Gauly, Britta. 2017. "The Intergenerational Transmission of Attitudes: Analyzing Time Preferences and Reciprocity." Journal of Family and Economic Issues 38 (2): 293-312. doi:

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Chapter in an edited book

Gauly, Britta. 2023. "Analyzing PIAAC data with Stata." In Analysis Scripts in Large-Scale Assessments in Education: Scripts Based on PIAAC Data , edited by Research Data Center PIAAC at GESIS, 18-27.

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Working and discussion paper

Borgonovi, Francesca, Artur Pokropek, Britta Gauly, Francois Keslair, and Marco Paccagnella. 2017. Youth in Transition. How Do Some of The Cohorts Participating in PISA Fare in PIAAC? OECD Education Working Paper 155. Paris: OECD Publishing. doi:

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Other article

Gauly, Britta, Anja Perry, and Beatrice Rammstedt. 2016. "Lebensumstände von Personen mit niedrigeren Lesekompetenzen : Analyse der grundlegenden Lesekomponenten aus PIAAC." 200.


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Presentation at a conference

Gauly, Britta. 2021. "The Part-Time Wage Gap along the Distribution: The Role of Cognitive and Computer Skills and Job Characteristics." EALE annual conference 2021, Online, 2021-09-17.

Widany, Sarah, Britta Gauly, Natascha Massing, Johannes Christ, and Madlain Hoffmann. 2019. "Wer sind sie - und wenn ja, wie viele?: zur Qualität der Messung von Weiterbildungsbeteiligung." 7. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF), Universität zu Köln, Köln, 2019-02-26.

Gauly, Britta, Jessica Daikeler, Tobias Gummer, and Beatrice Rammstedt. 2018. "What's your Wage? Comparing Survey and Administrative Data to Validate Earning Information." Perspectives on (Un-) Employment - 10th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop , 2018-01-18.

Gauly, Britta. 2017. "A Better Understanding of Adults with Lower Literacy Skills: Using Reading Components and Skill Use Data." The International Conference on PIAAC and PIAAC-L, 2017-04-05.

Gauly, Britta. 2017. "Das Arbeitsumfeld von Personen mit niedriger Lesekompetenz." GEBF Tagung 2017, 2017-03-15.

Gauly, Britta, Jessica Wengrzik, and Beatrice Rammstedt. 2017. "Income Misreporting and Cognitive Skills: Comparing Measures from Survey and Administrative Data." International Total Survey Error Workshop, 2017-06-14.

Gauly, Britta. 2017. "Learning Beyond Schooling: Estimating Training Effects on Individual Skills." The International Conference on PIAAC and PIAAC-L, 2017-04-05.

Gauly, Britta. 2016. "Comparing Returns to Skills and Returns to Schooling over the Life Cycle: A Test of the Signaling Role of Education." Pre-GEBF-Nachwuchskonferenz 2016, 2016-03-08.

Gauly, Britta. 2016. "Niedrige Lesekompetenzen – Ein Vergleich zwischen der PIAAC Lesekompetenzskala und Reading Components." GEBF Tagung 2016, 2016-03-09.

Gauly, Britta, and Natascha Massing. 2016. "Participation in Adult Education and Gender: Analyzing Indivudal Barriers across Different Welfare State Regimes." ESREA: 8th Triennial European Research Conference, 2016-09-08.

Gauly, Britta. 2015. "Analyzing Poor Reading Skills. A Comparison between PIAAC Literacy Levels and Reading Components." 2nd Annual BAGSS Conference "Inequalities", 2015-09-30.