Career Development Fellow in Marketing and Consumer Demography, Said Business School and Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science
Francesco is a demographer with a broad range of research interests, which include digital and computational demography with applications in fertility, migration, transition to adulthood, and survey research. He is part of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science. In addition, he collaborates with researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock and the Centre for Population Change in Southampton.
In his research, Francesco uses digital traces data produced by advertising platforms, such as Facebook Advertising Platform, and other markets, and repurpose them to study demographic phenomenon.
He is a PhD Candidate in Social Statistics and Demography at the University of Southampton. He holds a European Doctoral School of Demography diploma, a Master in Demography from Stockholm University, and a Bachelor in Statistical Science from the University of Padova.