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Francesco Scalone

Full Professor

Department of Statistical Sciences "Paolo Fortunati"

Academic discipline: SECS-S/04 Demography

Director of Second Cycle Degree in Statistical, Financial and Actuarial Sciences


Fetility decline and determinants of the reproductive behavior. Indirect fertility estimates based on census data. Infant and maternal mortality.

- Study of fertility decline and determinants of reproductive behavior in historical and contemporary population (Italy and Germany) by using micro longitudinal data.
- Indirect estimates of fertility based on census data by applying own-children method, child/woman ratio e multilevel modelling for large territories (historical population of Canada, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and US).
- Effects of nutritional levels and environmental conditions on infant and maternal mortality in historical Italian and German communities.

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