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Francesco Scalone

Associate Professor

Department of Statistical Sciences "Paolo Fortunati"

Academic discipline: SECS-S/04 Demography

Research

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.