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DANIELE VIGNOLI

CURRICULUM VITAE ET STUDIORUM

 



PRESENT APPOINTMENTS

From February 2009

Associate Professor of Demography (SEC-S/S04), DiSIADipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni,University of Florence.

From October 2009

International Collaborator of the Stockholm University Linnaeus Center on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe (SpaDE).

From March 2012

Scientific Co-coordinator of the Spinn Off Valmon s.r.l.(www.valmonsrl.it),University of Florence.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

o    Family demography and its links with the socio-economic status and subjective well-being of individuals

o    International comparisons

o    Event history analysis and multilevel models in population studies

o    The socio-economic condition of the elderly in Europe

o    Demographic forecasts

o    Small-area demography


REFEREE ACTIVITY

Advances in Life Course Research; Demographic Research; European Journal of Population; European Sociological Review; Feminist Economics; Genus – Journal of Population Sciences; Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization; Journal of Family Issues; Journal of Marriage and Family; Journal of Population Research; Journal of the Royal Statistical Society – Series A; International Migration Review; Population; Population, Space, and Place; Population Research and Policy Review; Population Studies; Rivista Italiana di Economia, Demografia e Statistica; Social Indicators Research; Studies in Family Planning, Time and Society.


TEACHING

Lecturer:

Modelli DemograficiAnalisi delle Biografie [Demographic Models – Event History Analysis] (9 CFU), University of Florence, Master Program in “Statistics, Actuarial, and Financial Sciences”.

Business Demography (6 CFU – in English), University of Florence, Master Program in “Development of Sustainable Turism Systems”.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

From February 2013

Member of the Steering Committee,DiSIADipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni,University of Florence.

From September 2012

Member of the Board, PhD Program in “Matemathics, Informatics, Statistics”, University of Florence.

From September 2012

Member of the Board, PhD Program in “Applied Statistics”, University of Florence.

From September 2011

Member of the Steering Committee, Master Program in “Statistics, Actuarial, and Financial Sciences”, University of Florence.

From November 2014

Member of the Steering Committee, Master Program in “Development of Sustainable Turism Systems”, University of Florence.

July 2009 – July 2011

Elected Member of the Steering Committee, Italian Association for Population Studies (AISP), Demography Section of the Italian Statistical Society (SIS), where he served as a Secretary.


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

January 2010

Visiting Fellow, Institute of Statistics and Demography, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland.

October 2010

Visiting Fellow, Institut national d'études démographiques (INED), Paris, France.

January 2010

Visiting Fellow, Stockholm University Demography Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.

November 2008 – February 2009

Post-doc FellowLaboratory of Population and Policy, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.

November 2007 – February 2009

Research Fellow, Department of Statistics, University of Florence.

October 2006 – February 2007

Winter Fellow – Laboratory on Contemporary European Fertility and Family Dynamics, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.

July – October 2004

Research Fellow, Department of Statistics, University of Florence.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2004-2007

PhD in Demography, Department of Demographic Sciences, Sapienza, University of Rome.

Settembre 2005 – Luglio 2006

European Research Master of Demography. Degree of the European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) 2005/2006, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany.


NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT PARTICIPATION (SELECTION)

From 2014

Senior collaborator of Letizia Mencarini's ERC Starting Grant: Subjective Well-Being andf Fertility (SWELLFER).

2013

Fieldwork Director, European Social Survey - Fieldwork, round 6, Italy. Survey Agency: VALMONs.r.l., Spin-Off of the University of Florence. Founding: MiUR-PRIN grant 2012. Coordinator: Prof. Leonardo Morlino.

2013-2017

Collaborative Project: Families And Societies - Changing Families and Sustainable Societies: Policy contexts and diversity over the life course and across generations. Founding: FP7-SSH-2012 Programme, European Research Council (ERC). Coordinator: Dr. Livia Sz. Oláh.

2011 – 2015

Family dynamics, fertility choices and family policy. Founding: Research Council of Norway. Coordinator: Dr. Trude Lappegård (sito web del progetto: http://www.ssb.no/english/research/projects/1295876946.96.html).

2012 – 2015

Childbearing within Cohabitation. Research collaboration between the Department of Statistics, University of Florence and the University of Southampton. Coordinator: Dr. Brienna Perelli-Harris.

2011 – 2014

FamChIP – Family Chance in Italy and Poland. Founding: Polish Ministry of Science and Tertiary Education. Coordinator: Prof. Irena E. Kotowska (sito web del progetto:  http://www.sgh.waw.pl/inne/famchip).

2009

Monitoring Quality of Life in Europe – Family life and Work. Finanziamento: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. Coordinatore: Prof.ssa Irena E. Kotowska.

2008 – 2010

Life Course Dynamics between context and strong ties . Founding: PRIN-MiUR 2008. Coordinator: Prof. Francesco C. Billari.

2008 – 2010

The cost of children. Estimates, connections with the low Italian fertility, policy implications, and determination of a fair child support payment when parents divorce. Founding: PRIN-MiUR 2008. Coordinator: Prof Gustavo De Santis.

2008

Strutture e modelli familiari in Toscana. Founding: Tuscany Region. Coordinator: Prof.ssa Silvana Salvini.

2007– 2008

Collaborative Project: MAGGIE - Major Ageing and Gender Issues in Europe. Founding: FP6-2004-CITIZENS-5, European Research Council (ERC). Coordinator: Dr. Joëlle Gaymu.

2005 – 2006

Family instability: causal aspects and demographic, economic, and social consequences. Founding: PRIN-MiUR 2008. Coordinators: Prof. Massimo Livi Bacci (2005) and Prof. Letizia Mencarini (2006).

2004 – 2005

Mediterranean Social Cohesion, Identity and Urban Population: Sustainable Development, Policy, Foundations. Italian FISR-CNR. Coordinator: Prof. Giuseppe Gesano.


SOME RECENT PUBLICATIONS

In press

The relationship between education and fertility in the presence of a time-varying frailty component. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society – Series A, Statistics in Society (with Alessandra Mattei and Anna Gottard).

2015

Fertility intentions and outcomes Implementing the Theory of Planned Behavior with graphical models .Advances in Life Course Research, on-line first (with Letizia Mencarini and Anna Gottard).

2014

Environmental Aspects of Internal Migration in Tanzania. Population and Environment, on-line first (with Cristina Ocello, Alessandra Petrucci and Maria Rita Testa).

2014

A Period TFR with Covariates for Short-Panel Data. Population-E, 69(3):419-432 (with Gustavo De Santis and Sven Drefahl).

2014

Convivere o sposarsi? [To cohabit or to marry?] Bologna: il Mulino (with Silvana Salvini).

2014

Religion and union formation in Italy: Catholic precepts, social pressure, and tradition. Demographic Research, 31: 1079-1106 (with Silvana Salvini).

2014

Towards a new understanding of cohabitation: Insights from focus group research across Europe and Australia. Demographic Research, 31: 1043-1078 (with Brienna Perelli-Harris, Monika Mynarska, Ann Berrington, Caroline Berghammer, Ann Evans, Olga Isupova, Renske Keizer, Andreas Klaerner and Trude Lappegård).

2014

Family Constellations and Life Satisfaction in Europe. Social Indicators Research, 117(3): 967-986 (with Elena Pirani and Silvana Salvini).

2013

The Educational Gradient in Marital Disruption: A Meta-analysis of European Research Findings. Population Studies, 68(2):197-215 (with Anna Matysiak and Marta Styrc).

2013

The Role of Work Experience in Shaping the Entry into Motherhood: A Study for Italy, Population Review, 52(2): 99-118.

2013

A Home to Plan the First Child? Fertility Intentions and Housing Conditions in Italy. Population, Space, and Place, 19: 60-71 (with Francesca Rinesi and Eleonora Mussino).

2013

Gender Equality and Fertility: Which Equality Matters? European Journal of Population, 29: 245-272 (with Gerda Neyer and Trude Lappegard).

2013

Diverse Effects of Women’s Employment on Fertility: Insights From Italy and Poland. European Journal of Population, 29: 273-302 (with Anna Matysiak).

2013

The Breaking-Down of Marriage in Italy: Trends and Trendsetters. Population Review, 52(1): 87-109 (with Giuseppe Gabrielli).

2012

Whose job instability affects the likelihood of becoming a parent in Italy? A tale of two partners. Demographic Research 26: 41-62 (with Sven Drefahl and Gustavo De Santis). 

2011

Fertility Intentions and Obstacles to their Realization in France and Italy. Population-E, 66 (2): 361-390 (with Arnaud Regniér-Loilier).

2011

Fertility intentions and outcomes. Implementing the Theory of Planned Behavior with graphical models, Working Paper 2011/15, Dipartimento di Statistica “G. Parenti”, Firenze University Press (with Letizia Mencarini and Anna Gottard).

2011

Regression graph models: an application to joint modelling of fertility intentions among childless couples, Proceedings of the 26th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, July 11-15 2011, València (with Giovanni M. Marchetti, Ilaria Vannini and Anna Gottard).

2011

Formazione e scioglimento delle unioni, in S. Salvini e A. De Rose [a cura di], “Rapporto sulla popolazione – L’Italia a 150 anni dall’Unità, Bologna: Il Mulino, Universale Paperback, pp. 33-55 (with Giuseppe Gabrielli and Giancarlo Gualtieri).

2011

Things Change: Women’s and Men’s Marital Disruption Dynamics in Italy During a Time of Social Transformations, 1970-2003, Demographic Research, 24(5): 145-174 (with Silvana Salvini).

2011

Families all’italiana: 150 years of history, Rivista Italiana di Demografia, Economia e Statistica LXV(2): 121-144 (with Alessandra De Rose).

2010

Individual and Contextual Correlates of Economic Difficulties in Old Age in Europe, Population Research and Policy Review 29: 481-501 (with Gustavo De Santis).

2010

Methods for Reconciling the Micro and the Macro in Family Demography Research: A Systematisation, Studia Demograficzne 1/155: 98-109 (with Anna Matysiak).

2010

Employment around First Birth in Two Adverse Institutional Settings: Evidence from Italy and Poland, Journal of Family Research, 3/2010: 331-346 (with Anna Matysiak).

2009

Rising Marital Disruption in Italy and its Correlates, Demographic Research, 20: 11-36 (with Irene Ferro)

2009

Enfant unique ou famille nombreuse : qui s’écarte de la norme à deux enfants ? Comparaison des souhaits de fécondité en France et en Italie, Revue des Sciences Sociales, 41 — “Désirs de famille, Désirs d’enfant”: 16-29 (with Arnaud Régnier-Loilier).

2009

The Impact of Demographic Shift on Tertiary Education System in Italy, GENUS, LXIV(3-4): 173-188 (with Letizia Mencarini).

2009

Chi non desidera due figli? Uno studio comparativo tra Francia e Italia [Who do not desire two children? A France-Italy comparison], Rivista di Studi Familiari 2009(1): 19-39 (con Arnaud Régnier-Loilier).

2009

Do older poor Europeans have less access to home ownership? Evidence from the SHARE survey, Rivista Italiana di Demografia, Economia e Statistica, LXIII: 211-218 (with Maria Letizia Tanturri).