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Davide Azzolini

  • Phone: 0461314234
  • FBK Trento
Short bio

Davide Azzolini is a research fellow at FBK-IRVAPP. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Research from the University of Trento and a Master Degree in Public Policy Analysis from COREP, Turin. He was visiting research collaborator at the Office of Population Research of the Princeton University. His main research interests include inequality in educational opportunity, migration and public policy evaluation.

Research interests
Student Achievement Immigrant Integration Education Policy Program Evaluation Randomised Controlled Trials

2016 Performance and decisions: immigrant–native gaps in educational transitions in Italy, Journal of Applied Statistics, doi: 10.1080/02664763.2015.1036845 (with Dalit Contini)

2015 The academic achievements of immigrant youths in new destination countries: Evidence from southern Europe, Migration Studies, doi: 10.1093/migration/mnu040 (with Philipp Schnell)

2015 An Empirical Study of Status Exchange through Migrant/Native Marriages in Italy, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2015.1037725 (with Raffaele Guetto)

2014 Primary and secondary effects of social background on educational attainment in Italy. Evidence from an administrative dataset, Italian Journal of Sociology of Education, 6(1): 53-80 (with Anna Ress)

2014 Tracking, inequality and education policy. Looking for a recipe for the Italian case, Scuola Democratica, 2, doi: 10.12828/77685 (with Loris Vergolini)

2013 Do they progress or do they lag behind? Educational attainment of immigrants’ children in Italy: the role played by generational status, country of origin and social class, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 31: 82-96 (with Carlo Barone)

2012 Educational Achievement Gaps between Immigrant and Native Students in Two “New” Immigration Countries: Italy and Spain in Comparison, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 643: 46-77, doi: 10.1177/0002716212441590 (with Philipp Schnell and John R. B. Palmer)

See the full list of my publications here.