Editors-in-Chief: Elisabetta Barbi (Director), Alessandra De Rose, Daniele Vignoli and Graziella Caselli
Elisabetta Barbi is Associate Professor of Demography at Sapienza University of Rome (Italy) since 2008, where she teaches “Demography” and “Demographic Models”. After obtaining her PhD in Demography from Florence University (Italy), she worked as Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock (Germany), and as Associate Professor of Demography at Messina University (Italy). Elisabetta is the coordinator of the curriculum of Demography within the PhD program of Statistical Sciences at Sapienza University and a member of the Board of the European Doctoral School of Demography. She is among the Experts for Population Europe, the network of Europe’s leading demographic research centers. She has been a member of the Editorial Board of Demographic Research Monographs (Springer). Her research interests focus on elderly mortality, selective survival, and longevity.
Alessandra De Rose is Full Professor of Demography at Sapienza University of Rome - School of Economics. She is the holder of the UNESCO Chair in “Population, Migrations and Development” and the former Dean of the European and Doctoral School in Demography (EDSD) hosted in Rome in the academic years 2015-16 and 2016-17. She has been the President of the Italian Association for Population Studies (AISP-SIS) during the period 2011-2015. She has participated in and coordinated national and international research projects. She has published in leading Demography and Sociology journals. Her main research interests lie in the field of fertility and reproductive behavior, partnership formation and union dissolution, gender studies, relationship between population dynamics and environment.
Daniele Vignoli is Full Professor of Demography at the University of Florence, where he teaches “Demography”, Social Demography”, and “Longitudinal Data Analysis”. He coordinated national and international research projects. Currently, he leads an ERC Consolidator Grant on “Economic Uncertainty and Fertility in Europe” and a Miur-Prin Grant on “The Great Demographic Recession”. He published in leading Demography and Sociology journals. He received his PhD in Demography from La Sapienza, University of Rome, in 2008. His research interests address: social demography; family demography; life course.
Personal website: http://www.danielevignoli.com
Graziella Caselli is Honorary Professor of the Italian University, and Laureate 2012 IUSSP-International Union for Scientific Study of Population. She is Honorary President of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS). She is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Vienna Institute of Demography at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. For 12 years she has been Head of the Department of Demography, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and for 6 years she has been Member of the Authority for Statistical Information, at the Italian Prime Minister’s Office. She participated in and directed many national research projects. Her main fields of research are: population longevity and ageing; analysis of the role of socio-demographic factors on the welfare state; elderly health and survival; projections and forecast models for mortality by cause; devising demographic models for longitudinal analyses, and heterogeneity.
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