Letizia Mencarini is Associate Professor of Demography 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. She is an expert of Population Europe, among the Leading Women Scientists of AcademiaNet, and Associate Editor for European Journal of Population, Genus and Population Review. She is also in the editorial board of Neodemos, an online Italian blog on population, society and politics and of the international demographic magazine N-IUSSP.
Her 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. She has been PI of SWEL-FER, an ERC funded research grant on subjective well-being and fertility (2013-19), and chair of the IUSSP (International Union for Scientific Studies of Population) world panel on subjective well-being and life-course.
She is 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.
Articles by Letizia Mencarini
20 March 2019 | research article
10 August 2018 | research article
30 April 2015 | research article
01 July 2008 | research article
29 February 2008 | research article
14 September 2006 | research article
27 July 2006 | descriptive finding