Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2015
    Full Professor in Sociology, Department of Sociology and Social Research, Trento University

  • 2012 – 2015
    Associate Professor

  • 2007 – 2012
    Assistant Professor

  • 2004 – 2007
    Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, Università Milano-Bicocca

  • 1998 – 2003
    Research Fellow (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES), Mannheim University

    Ph.D. (Dr. phil.), University of Mannheim, Germany

Selected publications

  • Scherer, S. (2014). Social Consequences of Insecure Employment. In: A.C. Michalos (ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research. Springer, Heidelberg, New York. # Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013, ISBN: 9789400707528.

  • Stefani Scherer (2013). Analisi dei dati longitudinali. Il Mulino, Bologna. 207 p. ISBN: 9788815245786.

  • Ballarino, G., Scherer, S. (2013): More investment-less returns. Changing returns to education in Italy across three decades. STATO E MERCATO, , n. 99: 359-386.

  • Barbieri, P., Scherer, S. (2009). Labour Markte Flexibilisation and its Consequences in Italy. European Sociological Review 25(6): 677-692.

  • Scherer, S. (2009). The Social Consequences of Insecure Jobs. Social Indicators Research. 93(3): 527 – 547.

  • Scherer, S. (2005). Patterns of Labour Market Entry. In: European Sociological Review, 21(5): 427 – 440.

  • P. Barbieri, S. Scherer (2011), "Retirement in Italy: Rising social inequalities across generations" in H.P. Blossfeld, S. Buchholz, K. Kurz (Eds) (a cura di), Ageing Populations, Globalization and the Labor Market: Comparing Late Working Life and Retirement in Modern Societies, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • FamIne project: The FamIne project investigates the change in social and economic inequalities associated with the new welfare-work-family equilibria emerging over the recent decades. It does so in an international comparison, following an interdisciplinary approach among sociology, economy and demography.

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • I am a mother of 3 boys.


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