Upcoming Events

21st January 2021 - 12:30 Brown Bag Seminar "The Impact of Minimum Wages on Teenagers’ Educational Plans" with Silke Agner (IAB)


Selected Publications


Our Mission

The CSIS research unit operates in the framework of the general strategies of the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento. Its main objective is the promotion and coordination of initiatives of theoretically driven empirical research, focusing on social Inequalities, their relation to institutions and their change over time and across generations.

We apply a comparative and interdisciplinary approach dealing with the analysis of the distribution and the perception of inequalities in the following fields:

  • welfare and the political system
  • employment and the labour market
  • families and demographic change
  • education

We aim at: