Research Projects

ELENA—Experimenting flexible Labour tools for Enterprises by eNgaging men And women.


Female leadership in listed companies in Lombardy—Evaluating the introduction of board gender quotas in listed companies in Lombardy.


Women Mean Business and Economic Growth. Studying the gender balance on boards of directors of Italian companies.


Survey on managerial positions and female leadership—in collaboration with ALDAI


Published Articles

A. Aassve, G. Fuochi, and L. Mencarini, D. Mendola. 2015. “What is your couple type? Gender ideology, housework sharing, and babies,” Demographic Research 32: 835-858.


A. Aassve, G. Fuochi, and L. Mencarini. 2014. “Desperate housework: relative resources, time availability, economic dependency and gender ideology across Europe,” Journal of Family Issues 35 (8): 1000-1022.


A. Casarico, P. Profeta, and C. Pronzato. “On the regional labour market determinants of female university enrolment in Europe,” Regional Studies (forthcoming).


M. Anelli and G. Peri. 2015. "Gender of Siblings and Choice of College Major," CESifo Economic Studies 61(1): 53-71.


A. Baltrunaite, A. Casarico, and P. Profeta. 2015. “Affirmative action and the power of the elderly,” CESifo Economic Studies 61(1): 148-164.


“The determinants of gender gaps”, a special volume edited by A. Casarico and P. Profeta. CESifo Economics Studies March 2015.


A. Baltrunaite, P. Bello, A. Casarico, and P. Profeta. 2014. “Gender quotas and the quality of politicians,” Journal of Public Economics 118: 62-74.


P. Campa, A. Casarico, and P. Profeta. 2011. “Gender culture and gender gap in employment,” CESifo Economic Studies 57(1): 156-182.



M. Anelli and G. Peri. 2015. "Gender gap in Italy: the role of college majors," in Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination (Boeri, Patacchini, Peri, eds) Oxford University Press.


P. Profeta, L. Amidani Aliberti, A. Casarico, M. D’Amico, and A. Puccio. 2014. Women Directors. The Italian Way and Beyond. Palgrave MacMillan.


Working Papers

Bertocchi, G., and Bozzano, M. 2016. Origins and implications of family structure across Italian provinces in historical perspective. Dondena Working Paper No. 93.


Ferrari, G., V. Ferraro, P. Profeta, and C. Pronzata. 2016. Gender Quotas: Challenging the Boards, Performance and the Stock Market. Dondena Working Paper No. 92.


Carta, F., and L. Rizzica. 2016. Female employment and pre-kindergarten: On the unintended effects of an Italian reform. Dondena Working Paper No. 91.


Campa, P., and M. Serafinelli. 2016. Politico-Economic Regimes and Attitudes: Female Workers Under State-Socialism. Dondena Working Paper No. 89.


V. Galasso, P. Profeta, C. Pronzato, and F. Billari. 2015. "Information and Women's Intentions: Experimental Evidence about Child Care." Dondena Working Paper Series No. 75.









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