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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

  • Third Dondena Workshop on Public Policy  Bocconi University, Milan, Italy 17-18 December 2018. Here the program

  • Giornate di Studio sulla Popolazione - POPDAYS 2019 (13th edition) January 24-26, 2019 at the Dondena centre — Bocconi University, Milano. Look here for more information.


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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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