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The Carlo F. Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy (Dondena), established at Università Bocconi in 2006, 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. Its activities are organized into three research units: Politics and Institutions, Population Dynamics and Health, and the Welfare State and Taxation. Click here to learn more...


Special Announcements

  • A new Open Access resource, “Destined to Inequality?”, based on EINITE project is online now: find out more on Bocconi Knowledge website and on YouTube

  • Workshop "Causes and Consequences of Populism", 4-5 April 2019 at Bocconi University, Via Sarfatti 25 room 42. Registration and full program here.
  • Workshop "Family Dynamics and Survival Patterns", 23 January 2019 at Bocconi University, Via Rontgen 1 - room 3.e4.sr03, 14.30 — 18.30. Registration and full program here.
  • Giornate di Studio sulla Popolazione - POPDAYS 2019 (13th edition) January 24-26, 2019 at the Dondena centre — Bocconi University, Milano. More info here.

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Dondena Centre
Università Bocconi
via Guglielmo Rontgen, 1
20136 Milano - Italy

Tel. +39.02.5836.5384
Fax +39.02.5836.2798




The Dondena Centre is home to six ERC Grants. 

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