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Lucia Pasquini

Full Professor

Department of Statistical Sciences "Paolo Fortunati"

Academic discipline: SECS-S/04 Demography

Research

Keywords: health status of elderly persons non-EC immigration marriage/informal union legal abortion AIDS spreading transition to adulthood fertility behaviour

Legal abortion in Italy, with particular reference to Emilia Romagna

Immigration from non-EC countries into Emilia Romagna

The spreading of AIDS , with particular reference to Italy

Health condition of elderly persons in Italy and inter-family support networks

Relationships between woman condition and demographic, social and economic behaviours

Family formation processes in Europe and Italy

Economic crisis and fertility behaviour in Italy

 



Legal abortion in Italy, with particular reference to Emilia Romagna. Analysis of the spreading of abortion in Italy since legalization (1978) through official data; in particular, repeated abortion in Emilia Romagna is analysed to individualize structural characteristics of  recidivous women  and the determinants of their behaviour.

Immigration from non-EC countries into Emilia Romagna. Valutation of non- EC immigrants into Emilia Romagna by means of a sample survey; analysis of manners of their fitting in social-economic fabric of the region through direct interviews.

The spreading of AIDS , with particular reference to Italy. Valutation of future spreading of AIDS in Italy by some patterns and analysis of demographic consequences of this disease.

Health condition of elderly persons in Italy and inter-family support networks. Valutation of the health status of elderly persons in Italy; determination and analysis of inter-family support network started up to assist sick elderly persons.

Relationships between woman condition and demographic, social and economic behaviours. Analysis of women income by their role in the family; analysis of the changes in female condition afterwards marriage or informal union dissolution. 

Family formation processes in Europe and Italy. Analysis of the spreading of new family behaviours in some European countries, in particular analysis of the role of value orientation and human capital on the choice of different family typologies; analysis of the transition to adulthood of young people in Europe.