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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

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  • The Dondena Political Economy Seminar Series welcomes Lanny Martin of the Rice University on October 26. Click here for details.
  • Eric Schneider from LSE continues the Dondena Seminar Series on November 7 at 12:45 in room 3-E4-SR03, Via Rontgen, 1. Click here for details.
  • The Dondena Gender Initiative will host the 2016 Gender Equality Conference on November 9. Learn more here.
  • The Dondena Gender Initiatives invites you to participate in the Conference in Memory of Valeria Solesin, a young demographer killed in the Paris terror attacks. You can access the call for papers here.






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 five ERC Grants. 

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