The Center is an international, interdisciplinary centre for social science research relevant to individuals, societies, businesses, institutions, and economies. Its members come from different fields of the social sciences, including demography and epidemiology, economic and social history, political science, public economics, and sociology.
The Dondena Politics and Institutions (P&I) unit conducts and promotes research on collective decision-making and non-market social interactions.
Population dynamics and health are central pillars of Dondena activities—and have been since it began in 2006.
The Welfare State and Taxation (WST) Unit focuses its research on the analysis of public sector intervention in the economy.