Laura Bernardi

Laura Bernardi

Laura Bernardi is Associated Professor for Demography and Sociology of the Life Course at the Institute of Social Sciences, at the University of Lausanne and Deputy Director of the NCCR LIVES. She earned her PhD in Demography at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" in 2002, spent a postdoctoral year at the Population and Training Center, Brown University (USA) and moved to the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Germany) as Head of the Independent Research Group on the Culture of Reproduction from 2003 – 2009 and as Junior Professor for Demographic Change at the University of Rostock from 2004 – 2008. Her major research interests and contributions are in the field of Fertility and Family, Life Course, Social interaction and family dynamics, sexuality, anthropological and social demography, mixed methods for empirical research.


Université de Lausanne

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18 September 2018 | research article

Co-ethnic marriage versus intermarriage among immigrants and their descendants: A comparison across seven European countries using event-history analysis

Tina Hannemann, Hill Kulu, Leen Rahnu, Allan Puur, Mihaela Hărăguş, Ognjen Obućina, Amparo González-Ferrer, Karel Neels, Layla Van den Berg, Ariane Pailhé, Gina Potarca, Laura Bernardi

Volume: 39 Article ID: 17
Pages: 487–524
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.39.17

24 April 2018 | research article

Mixed marriages in Switzerland: A test of the segmented assimilation hypothesis

Gina Potarca, Laura Bernardi

Volume: 38 Article ID: 48
Pages: 1457–1494
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.38.48

18 January 2018 | research article

First and second births among immigrants and their descendants in Switzerland

Eder Andres Guarin Rojas, Laura Bernardi, Flurina Schmid

Volume: 38 Article ID: 11
Pages: 247–286
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.38.11

02 October 2015 | reflection

Exploring social norms around cohabitation: The life course, individualization, and culture

Brienna Perelli-Harris, Laura Bernardi

Volume: 33 Article ID: 25
Pages: 701–732
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2015.33.25

06 March 2014 | review article

Social networks and fertility

Laura Bernardi, Andreas Klärner

Volume: 30 Article ID: 22
Pages: 641–670
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2014.30.22

02 February 2011 | summary

Preface to the Rostock Debate on Demographic Change

Laura Bernardi, Pascal Hetze

Volume: 24 Article ID: 6
Pages: 175–178
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2011.24.6

18 December 2007 | reflection

The anthropological demography of Europe

Laura Bernardi, Inge Hutter

Volume: 17 Article ID: 18
Pages: 541–566
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2007.17.18

26 June 2007 | research article

Meanings and attitudes attached to cohabitation in Poland

Monika Mynarska, Laura Bernardi

Volume: 16 Article ID: 17
Pages: 519–554
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2007.16.17