PhD in Demography, University of Florence, 1999
Family demography (life-course analysis, transition to adulthood, family formation and disruption) and its links with economic and subjective wellbeing, time use, gender issues, migration, mainly in developed countries.
Associate Professor of Demography, University of Torino
- "Is it just a matter of personality? On the role of life satisfaction in childbearing behavior", Carlo Alberto Notebook, Le Moglie Marco, Mencarini Letizia And Rapallini Chiara, Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT), September 2014.
- "Institutional change, happiness and fertility", Carlo Alberto Notebook, Aassve Arnstein, Mencarini Letizia And Sironi Maria, Collegio Carlo Alberto (IT), September 2014.
- Happiness, Housework and Gender Inequality in Europe, Letizia Mencarini and Maria Sironi, European Sociological Review, first published online November 4, 2010.
Letizia Mencarini Letizia won the prestigious ERC starting grant for the project "Subjective well-being and fertility."