Research projects

Members are currently involved in the following projects:

Rising inequality and the social insecurity of the middle class: measures, drivers, policies (2019-2021)
Project funded by MIUR PRIN 2017.
Principal investigator: C. Ranci (Politecnico di Milano)
Researchers: S. Scherer, P. Barbieri, M. Triventi, G. Cutuli, S. Virdia
Info: http://www.lps.polimi.it/?p=3077

Lavoro, Impresa, Welfare nel XXI Secolo (2017-2021)
Project financed by the "Piano Strategico di Ateneo 2017-2021", University of Trento.
Steering Committee: P. Barbieri, L. Nogler, R. Salomone, S. Scherer, R. Tamborini, E. Zaninotto
Coordinator: P. Barbieri
Info: https://lavoroimpresawelfare.com/

INEQUALITREES - A Novel Look at Socio-Economic Inequalities using Machine Learning Techniques and Integrated Data Sources" (2020-2024)
Project funded under the “Global Issues – Integrating Different Perspectives on Social Inequality” scheme, by Compagnia San Paolo, Volkswagen Stiftung, Novo Nordisk Fonden e Riksbankens Jubileumsfond. 
Principal investigator: M. Triventi

Life-Course Dynamics of Educational Tracking (LIFETRACK) (2018-2020)
Project funded by NORFACE DIAL.
Principal investigator: Prof. Steffen Schindler (University Bamberg).
Cooperation Senior Partner: M. Triventi. 
Info: http://lifetrack.eu/

Expansion of Higher Education and Inequality of Educational Opportunity in Latin America
Project funded by WZB Berlin - CIDER Network. 
Researcher: M. Triventi

Inequality of opportunity and social mobility: a comparative study
SMIOP 2015/17
Project financed by a SIR grant from the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research
Principal investigator: Patrizio Piraino (University of Cape Town)
Researcher: M. Triventi
Info: http://www.equalchances.org/index.html

eduLIFE (Education as a Lifelong Process – Comparing Educational Trajectories in Modern Societies), ERC AdG 2012/16
International project financed by an ERC Advance Grant Research Project. Principal investigator: Prof. Hans-Peter Blossfeld (European University Institute).
Senior Researcher: M. Triventi
Info: http://edulife.eui.eu/Home.aspx

Appartenenze sociali, credenze sull’istruzione e partecipazione all’università: un esperimento integrato con un’indagine longitudinale.
MIUR PRIN 2010/11
National Coordinator: A. Schizzerotto

Come cambia la rappresentanza politica in Italia? La decisione di voto nel ciclo elettorale 2013-2015
MIUR PRIN 2010/11
National coordinator: P. Segatti (University of Milan)
Local Coordinator C. Vezzoni

FamINE - Families of Inequalities
ERC StG-2010
Principal Investigator: S. Scherer.
Info: http://www.unitn.it/famine

Dispersione scolastica e equità sociale
progetto finanziato dall’Agenzia Regionale per la Tecnologia e l'Innovazione della Regione Pugli
Principal Investigator: C. Barone