Letizia Mencarini

I am Professor of Demography at Department of Social and Political Science at Bocconi University; Fellow at the DONDENA Center for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy at Bocconi University and at the Center for Demography and Ecology at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

I am an expert of Population Europe, among the Leading Women Scientists of AcademiaNet, and in the editorial board of Neodemos, an online Italian blog on population, society and politics.

I am the National Focal Point for the realization of the 2024 Generations and Gender Survey

Full Professor
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Professor of Demography

Research interests

My research interests focus on family demography (life–course analysis, fertility, transition to adulthood, family formation and disruption) and its links with well-being, time use, gender diversity and migration in a policy and welfare state perspective.

I am author of numerous papers published in international scientific journals and of books in Italian about “women, job market and fertility” and “demographic trap” in Italy for the general public.

Selected Publications