Current international Grants and Research Projects 

2013-2018

P.I, Awared with an ERC (consolidator) Research Grant, project n° 313617
SWELLFER – Subjective well-being and fertility
(Hosting Institution: Collegio Carlo Alberto until August 2015 – then Bocconi University) –
1,052,000 Euros

 

Past Research Projects

2012-2013

Member of International Advisory Board of the project/international network on Motherhood in post-1968 European Literature Network, Funded by The Arts & Humanities Research Council (UK), P.I. Gill Rye.

2011-2013

Member of the PRIN project titled A new childbearing and childrearing regime?, funded by Italian Ministry of Education (local team coordinator D. Del Boca, national Coordinators F. Billari/A. Aassve).

2010-2012

Member of the project on Parental and Public investments and Children Outcomes, at Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri, Principal Investigator: Daniela Del Boca.

2008-2012

Member of the project on Gender and Generation Project – GGP infrastructure project, funded by EU in the FP7 program, coordinated by Francesco Billari at Dondena research center, Bocconi University, Milan.

2009-2011

Coordinator for Italy of a comparative research program on Gender Equality in Relationship Transitions (GERT), funded by Leverhulme Trust, coordinated by Lynn Prince Cooke, University of Kent, UK.

2008-2010

Coordinator for Italy of the comparative Galileo project Time cost of children along the life-cycle in Italy and France, funded by French-Italian University.

2009-2011

Member of the project on Time allocation among couples: gender roles and parenthood, coordinated by Silvia Pasqua, at CHILD-Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri.

2007-2009

Coordinator for Italy of a comparative research program on Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies, UNICEF – IRC (Innocenti Research Center), Florence.

2008-2009

P.I. of the national project on Intergenerational proximity, job status and couple satisfaction: a comparison between Italian and Japanese women, funded by University of Turin.

2005-2009

Coordinator of the national project Gender roles, parenthood and fertility: the 2003 Time Use Survey, with ISTAT.

2007

Coordinator for Italy of the international comparative project on National Case Studies on Demographics and Higher Education in Europe. An Institutional Perspective, UNESCO-CEPES, Bucharest.

2004-2007

Coordinator for Italy of the international comparative project on Temps de vie, coordinated by Catherine Sofer, at University of Paris I, Sorbonne.

2004-2007

Coordinator for Italy of the international comparative project on The family in the future and the future of the family: the gender story, coordinator Livia Olah, University of Stockholm.

2005-2006

National and local coordinator of the PRIN project Family instability: causal factors and demographic, economic and social, funded by Italian Ministry of Education.

2007-2008

Member of the project on The sociability of second generation of immigrants in Tuscany, CESVOT, Florence, coordinator Ettore Recchi.

2004-2007

Member of the project on Poverty dynamics and fertility in developing countries, European Collaborative Research Project in the Social Science (network of 3 units: University of Leicester, U.K. Dept. of Economics, Vienna Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Science; University of Florence, Dept. of Statistics). Coordinator Arnstein Aassve.

2006

Member of the project on Geographical and Job Mobility in the EU. Empirical evidence on job and geographical mobility in the European Union, Tender No. VT/2005/0107, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, coordinator Ettore Recchi, CIUSPO, University of Florence.

2004-2006

Member of the project on Poverty among youth: International lessons for the UK, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, coordinator Maria Iacovou, University of Essex, UK.

2004-2005

Member of the project on Mediterranean Social Cohesion, Identity and Urban Population: Sustainable Development, Policy, Foundations, Italian FISR coordinator Giuseppe Gesano (IRPPS-CNR).

2003-2005

Member of the project on Love life and sexuality of Italian of Young Students, a comparative study on Italy, France, Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland and US, coordinators Francesco Billari and Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna

2003-2004

Member of the project on Life cycle, family building and childbearing between choice and constraint, funded by Italian Ministry of Education, coordinated by Massimo Livi Bacci.

2000-2002

Member of the project on Low fertility in Italy: between economic constraints and value changes, funded by Italian Ministry of Education, coordinated by Massimo Livi Bacci.

2000-2002

Responsible of local team survey in the research group, coordinated by Gianpiero Dalla Zuanna, on Adolescence sexuality in Italy.

1999-2002

Member of the project on Impact of rural inequality on fertility and migration, viewed as alternative household responses to changing population resources ratios (European Union, 4th ERP). Coordinator Michael Lipton, PRUS, University of Sussex, UK.