Serena Pattaro

Research Associate
University of Glasgow


Serena Pattaro

Serena Pattaro is a Research Associate at the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR, formerly ADRC-Scotland), University of Glasgow. Her research concerns social and health inequalities, fertility and life course transitions, unemployment and labour market dynamics. She is interested in quantitative research methods, causal inference and linked administrative data. She is co-investigator on a UKRI ESRC Secondary Data Analysis Initiative grant for a research project on ‘Assessing the impacts of benefit sanctions on health’. She was awarded a DPhil from Nuffield College, University of Oxford, with a doctoral thesis on ‘Women’s employment instability and fertility dynamics: Cross-cohort changes in Italy and Sweden’, where she modelled fertility and labour market transitions using advanced survival models applied to retrospective life history data. She is also associate at the ESRC Centre for Population Change, University of Southampton, where she was involved on a research project on ‘Fertility postponement and recuperation in Britain’.

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