Publications in International Peer Reviewed Journal

P. Conzo, G. Fuochi, L. Mencarini (forthcoming 2017), “Fertility and Life Satisfaction in Rural Ethiopia”, Demography.

L. Mencarini, D. Vignoli (forthcoming 2017), “Employed Women and Marital Union Stability: It Helps When Men Help”, Journal of Famly Issues.

H.P. Kohler, L. Mencarini (2016), “The Parenthood Happiness Puzzle: An Introduction to Special Issue”, European Journal of Population, 32 (3), 327-338. 

A. Matysiak, L. Mencarini, D.Vignoli (2016), “Work-family conflict moderates the relationship between childbearing and subjective well-being“, European Journal of Population, 32(3), 355-379. 

M. Le Moglie, L. Mencarini, C. Rapallini (2015), “Is it just a matter of personality? On the role of well-being in childbearing behavior”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 117: 453–475.

A.Aassve, L. Mencarini, M.Sironi (online first August 19, 2015), “Institutional change, happiness and fertility”, European Sociological Review

A.Aassve, G. Fuochi, L.Mencarini, D. Mendola (2015), “What is your couple type? Gender ideology, housework sharing and babies” Demographic Research, 32: 835-858

L. Mencarini, Daniele Vignoli, Anna Gottard (2015) “Fertility Intentions and Outcomes Implementing the Theory of Planned Behavior with Graphical Models”, Advances in Life Course Research, 2015, 23, pp. 14-28.  

M. Albertini, L. Mencarini (2014), “Childlessness and Support Networks in Later Life: New Pressures on Familistic Welfare States?”, Journal of Family Issues, 2014, 35(3): 331–357.

A. Aassve, G. Fuochi, L. Mencarini (2014), “Desperate housework: relative resources, time availability, economic dependency and gender ideology across Europe”, Journal of Family Issues, 35 (8), pp.1000-1022.

L. Prince Cooke; J. Erola; M. Evertsson; M. Gahler; J. Harkonen; B. Hewitt; M. Jalovaara; M.-Y. Kan; T. Hovde Lyngstad; L. Mencarini; J.-F. Mignot; D. Mortelmans; A.-R. Poortman; C. Schmitt; H. Trappe (2013), “Labor and Love: Wives’ Employment and Divorce Risk in its Socio-Political Context”, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, 20 (4), pp.482-509.

L. Mencarini, E. Meroni, C. Pronzato (2012), “Leaving mum alone? The effect of parental separation on children leaving home decisions”, European Journal of Population, 28 (3), pp. 337-357.

L. Mencarini, M. Sironi (2012) “Happiness, Housework and Gender Inequality in Europe, European Sociological Review, 28 (2): 203-219.

D. Anxo, L. Mencarini, A. Paihlé, A. Solaz, M.L. Tanturri, L. Flood (2011) “Gender differences in time-use over the life-course. A comparative analysis of France, Italy, Sweden and the US”, Feminist economics, 17(3)1: 159–195.

L. Mencarini (2010), “The Incomplete Revolution: Adapting to Women’s New Roles. Book review” on the book by Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Population Review, 49 (2), pp. 70-71.

J. M. Raymo, L. Mencarini, M. Iwasawa, R. Moriizumi (2010) “Intergenerational proximity and the fertility intentions of married women: A Japan-Italy comparison”, Asian Population Studies, 6 (2): 193-214.

L. Mencarini (2010), “A portrait of children in immigrant families in Italy”, Child Indicators Research, 3(4): 525-545.

A. Gjonça, A. Aassve, L. Mencarini (2009) “The highest fertility in Europe – for how long? Determinants of fertility change in Albania”, Demográfia, 52(5), English edition, 48-75.

M.L. Tanturri, L. Mencarini (2008) “Childless or childfree? An insight into voluntary childlessness in Italy”, Population Development Review, 34 (1), pp. 51-77.

L. Mencarini, D. Vignoli (2008) “The impact of demographic shift on the tertiary education system in Italy”, Genus, LXIV(3-4), pp.173-188.

A. Gjonca, A. Aassve, L. Mencarini, (2008) “Albania: trends and patterns, proximate determinants and policies of fertility change“, in: Frejka, Sobotka, Hoem, and Toulemon (eds.), special collection on “Childbearing trends and Policies in Europe”, Demographic Research, 19(11): 261-292.

M. Mills, L. Mencarini, M. L. Tanturri, K. Begall (2008) “Gender equity and fertility intentions in Italy and the Netherlands”, Demographic Research, 18(1): 1-26.

A. Aassve, G. Betti, S. Mazzuco L. Mencarini (2007) “Marital disruption and economic well-being: a comparative analysis”, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (Statistics in Society), n.170, part.3, pp.781-799.

L. Mencarini (2006), “Strong Family and Low fertility: A Paradox? New Perspectives in Interpreting Contemporary Family and Reproductive Behaviour. Book review” on the book by G. Dalla Zuanna, G.A. Micheli (eds.), European Journal of Population, 22, pp. 211-213.

S. Mazzuco, L. Mencarini, R. Rettaroli (2006) “Similarities and differences between two cohorts of young adults in Italy. Results of a CATI survey on transition to adulthood”, Demographic Research, 15(5).

L. Mencarini, M. L. Tanturri (2006) “High fertility or childlessness: micro-level determinants of reproductive behaviour in Italy”, Population, n.4, pp. 389-415.

A. Aassve, M. Iacovou, L. Mencarini (2006) “Youth poverty and transition to adulthood in Europe”, Demographic Research, vol.15, article 2, pp.21-50.

A. Aassve, H. Engelhardt, F. Francavilla, A.M. Kedir, J. Kim, F. Mealli, L. Mencarini, S. Pudney, A. Prskawetz (2006) “Poverty and fertility dynamics: a comparative analysis”, Population Review, vol.45, n.2, pp.1-23.

A. Aassve, S. Mazzuco, L. Mencarini (2006) “An empirical investigation into the effect of childbearing on economic wellbeing in Europe”, Statistical Methods and Application, 15(2), pp.209-227.

A. Aassve, S. Mazzuco, L. Mencarini (2005) “Childbearing and wellbeing: a comparative analysis of welfare regimes in Europe”, Journal of European Social Policy, vol.15, n.3, pp. 283 – 299.

L. Mencarini, M.L. Tanturri (2004) “Time use, family role-set and childbearing among Italian working womenGenus, LX(1), pp.111-137.

F. Billari, L. Mencarini (2004) “Gender composition of friendship networks and age at first intercourse: a life -course data analysis”, Statistical Methods and Application, 12, 4, pp. 377-390.

L. Mencarini (2000) “A note on landholding and fertility in rural South Africa”, Genus, LVI, vol.3.4, pp.109-119.