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About us

The Carlo F. Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy (Dondena) is an international centre for applied research based on an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of Population and Social Dynamics, Politics and Institutions, Taxation and the Welfare State and Health and Society.

Its researchers develop and adopt innovative analytical methods to understand and evaluate complex relationships and changes over time.
The Centre’s work is organized into four Research Areas and two Labs:

The Centre hosts several large research projects, funded by a variety of sources.
Some MSc Students may also conduct their curricular (or non-curricular) internship within the Centre.
Students interested in such opportunities may direct their inquiries to  Marco Bonetti

The Dondena Centre is member of the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR).

Prof. Marco Bonetti (Director)


Prof. Arnstein Aassve

Prof. Guido Alfani

Dott. Giorgio Alberto Arlati

Prof.ssa Alessandra Casarico

Prof.ssa Catherine De Vries

Prof.ssa Alessia Melegaro

Dott. Gianpiero Molinari

Prof.ssa Paola Profeta