Demographic Economics

Giam Pietro Cipriani
Full Professor
Tamara Fioroni
Associate Professor
Eleonora Matteazzi
Temporary Assistant Professor
Martina Menon
Associate Professor
Cristina Elisa Orso
Research Assistants
Federico Perali
Full Professor
Nicola Sartor
Professore onorario
Alessandro Sommacal
Full Professor
Research interests
Topic People Description
JEL J11 - Demographic Trends and Forecasts Giam Pietro Cipriani
Nicola Sartor
Macroeconomic models with fertility choice, population ageing and the effects of demographic change on economic growth and pension systems. Analysis of the economic determinants of fertility decisions with particular reference to the combined effects of taxationa and public expenditure policies. Study of the impact of demographic structure on public budget levels and composition (public expenditure programs, tax composition and social security contributions).
JEL J12 - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure; Domestic Abuse Alessandro Sommacal
Theoretical and empirical economic analysis of demographic phenomena with particular attention to the determinants of the family structure. Study of the temporal evolution of the family structure and relationship with the economic variables.
JEL J13 - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth Tamara Fioroni
Eleonora Matteazzi
Martina Menon
Federico Perali
Theoretical and empirical economic analysis of demographic phenomena with particular attention to models for the study of fertility choices. Relationship between family work offer and fertility choices. Analysis of the impact of family choices on the conditions of children. Study of relationships between family decisions and cognitive and non-cognitive development of children. Economic analysis of the determinants of juvenile misleading behavior.
JEL J15 - Economics of Minorities and Races; Non-labor Discrimination Cristina Elisa Orso
Study of socio-economic implications of discrimination related to gender and ethnicity. Analysis of socio-economic inequalities. Investigation of determinants of discrimination in the field of public services.
JEL J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination Eleonora Matteazzi
Gender economics investigates gender differences in economic outcomes, such as labour market participation and trajectories, occupational and income security, occupational segregation, and wage levels. It also explores gender roles within the household, precisely the allocation of time spent in paid and unpaid work. Finally, it investigates the role of gender norms, cultural values and institutions.