Working Papers

ISSN 2035-2034


Dondena Working Papers are published occasionally by Fellows and collaborators with the Centre. For enquiries about the Dondena Working Paper Series, contact the Series Editor, Arnstein Aassve at dondena.papers@unibocconi.it

Papers may be downloaded in pdf format by following the link from the list below. Copyright is retained by the authors who should be contacted directly for permission to use material from their papers.

To cite a paper from the series, please includes the authors' names, the title of the paper, the title of the series, the working paper number and date, e.g., Agnesi Vitali, Francesco C. Billari, Alexia Prskawetz, Maria Rita Testa, Preference theory and low fertility: A comparative perspective. Dondena Working Paper No. 1, September 2007.

Guidelines for submitting Dondena Working Papers can be downloaded from the links at the end of this page.


Currently available papers


Number Unit 2015
No. 74   Tax structure and macroeconomic performance (Arachi, Bucci, Casarico, April 2015)
No. 73   La distribuzione della proprietà nella Lucchesia del tardo Medioevo (sec. XIV-XV) (Ammannati, April 2015)
No. 72   Land Reform and Violence: Evidence from Mexico (Murphy, Rossi, March 2015)
No. 71   Dinamiche di lungo periodo della disuguaglianza in Italia settentrionale: una nota di ricerca (Alfani, Di Tullio, February 2015)
No. 70   Economic inequality and poverty in the very long run: The case of the Florentine State (late thirteenth-early nineteenth centuries) (Alfani, Ammannati, December 2014)
No. 69   Cooperating against inequality? War and commons in Renaissance Lombardy (Di Tullio, December 2014)
No. 68   Consequences of a universal European demographic transition on regional and global population distributions (Skirbekk, Stonawski, Alfani, November 2014)
No. 67   Economic inequality and growth before the industrial revolution: A case study of the Low Countries (14th-19th centuries) (Ryckbosch, November 2014)
No. 66   Concentration in survival times and longevity: The log-scale-location family of failure time models (Gigliarano, Basellini, Bonetti, September 2014)
No. 65   Misurare la diseguaglianza economica nell’età preindustriale: unconfronto fra realtà dell’Italia centro-settentrionale (Ammannati, De Franco, Di Tullio, September 2014)
No. 64   Gender differences in exposure to more instruction time. Evidence from Italy (Meroni, Abbiati, July 2014)
No. 63   No News, Big News. The political consequences of entertainment TV (Duranti, Pinotti, Tesei, May 2014)
No. 62   Expected happiness from childbearing and its realization (Aassve, Barbuscia, Mencarini, March 2014)
No. 61   Economic inequality in northwestern Italy: A long-term view (fourteenth to eighteenth centuries) (Alfani, March 2014)
No. 60   Beyond Good Intentions: The Decision-Making Process of Leaving the Family of Origin in Italy (Ferrari, Rosina, Sironi, March 2014)
No. 59   The Role of Parental Social Class in the Transition to Adulthood: A Sequence Analysis Approach in Italy and the United States (Sironi, Barban, Impicciatore, July 2013)
No. 58   Inequality (un)perceived: The emergence of a discourse on economic inequality from the Middle Ages to the Age of Revolutions (Alfani and Frigeni, July 2013)
No. 57 Youth Vulnerability in Europe during the Great Recession (Aassve, Cottini, Vitali, March 2013)
No. 56 Friend and peer effects on entry into marriage and parenthood: A multiprocess approach (Balbo, Barban, Mills, January 2013)
No. 55 Trust and fertility dynamics (Aassve, Billari, Pessin, November 2012)
No. 54 The Economic Costs of Organized Crime: Evidence from Southern Italy (Pinotti, September 2012)
No. 53 Trust, Firm Organization and the Structure of Production (Cingano, Pinotti, September 2012)
No. 52 Legal status and the criminal activity of immigrants (Mastrobuoni, Pinotti, September 2012)
No. 51 Policy perspectives of grandparenting in Europe (Bordone, Arpino, Aassve, June 2012)
No. 50 Does fertility behavior spread among friends? (Balbo, Barban, February 2012)
No. 49 High development and fertility: Fertility at older reproductive ages and gender equality explain the positive link (Myrskylä, Kohler, Billari, October 2011)
No. 48 Using panel data to partially identify HIV prevalence When HIV status is not missing at random (Arpino, De Cao, Peracchi, August 2011)
No. 47 A qualitative analysis of the role of paid and unpaid jobs in a lowest low fertility context: The puzzling intention for a second child (Cavalli, May 2011)
No. 46 The educational aspirations of children of immigrants in Italy (Minello, Barban, May 2011)
No. 45 Leaving mum alone? The effect of parental divorce on children's leaving home decisions (Mencarini, Meroni, Pronzato, April 2011)
No. 44 Great expectations: The determinants of female university enrolment in Europe (Casarico, Profeta, Pronzato, March 2011)
No. 43 The height production function from birth to early adulthood (De Cao, March 2011)
No. 42 When the first union comes to an end: Is it less distressing if we were cohabiting? (Patrício Tavares, Aassve, February 2011)
No. 41 Classifying life course trajectories: A comparison of latent class and sequence analysis (Barban, Billari, February 2011)
No. 40 Social customs and demographic change: The case of godparenthood in Catholic Europe (Alfani, Gourdon, Vitali, February 2011)
No. 39 Family trajectories and health. A life course perspective (Barban, February 2011)
No. 38 Grandparenting and childbearing in the extended family (Aassve, Meroni, Pronzato, February 2011)
No. 37 The sensitivity of the Scaled Model of Error with respect to the choice of the correlation parameters: A simulation study (Graziani, Keilman, January 2011)
No. 36 Grandparenting and mothers' labour force participation: A comparative analysis using the Generations and Gender Survey (Aassve, Arpino, Goisis, January 2011)
No. 35 A wiki for social workers in a local health authority: An actor-network analysis and seed design (Ponti, Renzi, Klobas, November 2010)
No. 34 Re-examining coherent arbitrariness for the evaluation of common goods and simple lotteries (Fudenberg, Levine, Maniadis, November 2010)
No. 33 Stochastic population forecasts based on conditional expert opinions (Billari, Graziani, Melilli, November 2010)
No. 32 Age norms on leaving home: Multilevel evidence from the European Social Survey (Aassve, Arpino, Billari, September 2010)
No. 31 Living arrangements of second generation immigrants in Spain: A cross-classified multilevel analysis (Vitali, Arpino, September 2010)
No. 30 Exploring the potential of Web 2.0 to improve knowledge directories and group mind (Jackson, Klobas, September 2010)
No. 29 Yearning, learning and conceding: (Some of) the reasons people change their childbearing intentions (Iacovou, Patricio Tavares, July 2010)
No. 28 Economic downturn and stress testing European welfare systems (Figari, Salvatori, Sutherland, July 2010)
No. 27 Climate, population and famine in Northern Italy: General tendencies and Malthusian crisis, ca. 1450-1800 (Alfani, May 2010)
No. 26 Secularization, union formation practices and marital stability: Evidence from Italy (Impicciatore, Billari, May 2010)
No. 25 Entrepreneurs, formalisation of social ties and trustbuilding in Europe, 14th-20th centuries (Alfani, Gourdon, March 2010)
No. 24 Measuring the size and impact of public cash support for children in cross-national perspective (Figari, Paulus, Sutherland, December 2009)
No. 23 Recent fertility trends and second birth decision-making in Georgia (Balbo, December 2009)
No. 22 Life expectancy, economic prosperity and retirement preferences (Aassve, Ruggeri, Spéder, December 2009)
No. 21 Simulations and agent-based modelling (Baggio, Baggio, October 2009)
No. 20 Now or later? The theory of planned behaviour and fertility intentions (Dommermuth, Klobas, Lappegard, September 2009)
No. 19 Assessing the quality of institutions' rankings obtained through multilevel linear regression models (Arpino, Varriale, July 2009)
No. 18 Higher education and youth transition from school to labour market: The Spanish case (Rahona Lopez, July 2009)
No. 17 The impact of regional factors on leaving home in Spain: A multilevel approach (Vitali, July 2009)
No. 16 If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands! Survey design and the analysis of satisfaction (Conti, Pudney, November 2008)
No. 15 A simple implementation of Schelling's segregation model in NetLogo (Iozzi, October 2008)
No. 14 Return to work after childbirth: Does parental leave matter in Europe? (Pronzato, October 2008)
No. 13 Estimating the causal effect of fertility on economic wellbeing: Data requirements, identifying assumptions and estimation methods (Arpino, Aassve, October 2008)
No. 12 Using the Theory of Planned Behavior with qualitative research (Renzi, Klobas, October 2008)
No. 11 Motherhood and market work decisions in institutional context: A European perspective (Del Boca, Pasqua, Pronzato, October 2008)
No. 10 Happiness and childbearing across Europe (Aassve, Sironi, Goisis, July 2009 revision)
No. 9 Who delays childbearing? The relationships between fertility, education and personality traits (Tavares, January 2010 revision)
No. 8 Are lone mothers responsive to policy changes? The effects of a Norwegian workfare reform on earnings, education and poverty (Mogstad, Pronzato, October 2008)
No. 7 Network science and socio-economic systems: A review focused on a tourism destination (Baggio, Scott, Cooper, October 2008)
No. 6 The specification of the propensity score in multilevel observational studies (Arpino, Mealli, October 2008)
No. 5 Why educated mothers don't make educated children: A statistical study in the intergenerational transmission of schooling (Pronzato, October 2008)
No. 4 Analysing fertility trends through Schmertmann's model: Italy and Sweden compared (Carioli, July 2008)
No. 3
Disuguaglianze nella durata della vita per grado d'istruzione in Italia all'inizio degli anni 2000 (Maccheroni, June 2008)

No. 2

A scale for the measurement of self-efficacy for learning (SEL) at university (Klobas, Renzi, Nigrelli, September 2007)

No. 1

Preference theory and low fertility: A comparative perspective (Vitali, Billari, Prskawetz, Testa, September 2007)



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