Research Institute on Population and Social Policies


IRPPS mission

The Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies is an interdisciplinary research institute that carries out studies on demographic and migratory issues, on welfare systems and social policies, on the politics of science of technology and higher education, on relations between science and society, on the creation, access and dissemination of knowledge and information technologies.
The research activity is oriented on three main lines: Study of the relationships between demographic trends, social and economic development;
Study of social dynamics and welfare policies; Study of the change in society linked to the dissemination of knowledge and information technologies;

Strategic goals

- Make the wealth of research carried out responsive to the needs of society in its areas of expertise which include: population dynamics, migration policies and dynamics, social and demographic behaviors, gender studies, welfare, social integration, research policy, innovation and education, teaching and public communication of science, globalization, social informatics and social computing, e-health.
- Provide cognitive tools and methods to apply research results in a broad socio-economic context.