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Research Projects

Current ERC Grants

Discontinuities in Household and Familty Formation
ERC Advanced Grant, 2017-2022 
Principal Investigator Francesco Billari


Institutional Family Demography 
ERC Advanced Grant, 2016-2021
Principal Investigator Arnstein Aassve

Modelling the Impact of Human Behaviours on Infections Spread
ERC Consolidator Grant, 2021-2026
Principal Investigator Alessia Melegaro


INTerEthnic Relationships in contemporary CommuniTies: How does ethnoracial diversity affect in- and outgroup trust, solidarity, and cooperation 
ERC Starting Grant, 2016-2021
Principal Investigator Delia Baldassarri

Narratives of Loss: Unravelling the Origins of Support for Socially Conservative Political Agendas
ERC Consolidator Grant, 2020-2025
Principal Investigator Catherine E. De Vries


Social Mobility and Inequality across Italy and Europe 1300-1800
ERC Consolidator Grant, 2017-2022 
Principal Investigator Guido Alfani

The Economic Consequences of the Great War in Central Europe 
ERC Starting Grant, 2019-2023
Principal Investigator Tamás Vonyó  

Other Current Research Grants

Automation, unions and collective bargaining: the jammed transmission
Fondazione CARIPLO, 2020-2023

AXA Research Lab on Gender Equality 
Axa Research Fund, 2020-2023

Centre for Global Health Inequalities Research
Norwegian Research Council, 2019-2023

Covid-19 Welfare Regionale Lombardo 
Fondazione CARIPLO — Regione Lombardia, 2020-2021

Demographic consequences of the Great Recession in Italy
PRIN 2017, 2019-2022

Gender Digital Divide
Unicredit Foundation, 2020-2021

Global Polymod
National Institute of Health - Emory University, 2019-2024

Complessità legislativa e efficienza burocratica: nuove metodologie di ricerca
MIUR-FARE 2016, 2018-2023

Pensions reforms and spatial-temporal patterns in healthy ageing in Lombardy: a quasi-natural experiment analysis of linked pensions and health data in comparative Italian and European perspective
Fondazione CARIPLO, 2019-2021

How is Populism and Health Associated in Europe? A multilevel analysis of the bi-directional interrelationship between populism and ill health
MSCA, 2020-2022

Political Disaffection in Europe’s Rust Belt Regions  
Early Career Grant from the Regional Studies Association, 2018-2020

Potenziare la competitività della Lombardia attraverso l'eccellenza della ricerca
Fondazione CARIPLO, 2018-2022

Redesigning Municipal Services to Create City Value in the Aftermath of Covid-19 
US Embassy, 2020-2022

Social Welfare and Public Health 
Analysing quasi-natural experiments from the 2007 recession
Wellcome Trust, 2017-2021

Stereotipi impliciti degli Insegnanti verso gli studenti immigrati 

Toxic Masculinity: the key to prevent violence against women 
Plan Italia Onlus, 2020-2021

Past Research Grants

Completed Projects