Publications

Research Articles

Pesando, L. M., Rotondi, V., Stranges, M., Kashyap, R., and Billari, F. C. (2020). "The Internetization of International Migration." - forthcoming at Population and Development Review (link to working paper).

Pesando, L. M. (2020). "Educational Assortative Mating in Sub-Saharan Africa: Compositional Changes and Implications for Household Wealth Inequality." - forthcoming at Demography (link to working paper).

Furstenberg, F. F., Harris, L., Pesando, L. M., and Reed, M. N. (2020). "Kinship Practices Among Alternative Family Forms in Western Industrialized Societies" - Journal of Marriage and Family, 82(5): 1403-1430.

  • All coauthors contributed equally to this work.

Rotondi, V., Kashyap, R., Pesando, L. M., Spinelli, S., and F. C. Billari (2020). "Leveraging Mobile Phones to Attain Sustainable Development." Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, 117(24): 13413-13420.

Pesando, L. M., Wolf, S., Behrman, J. R., and E. Tsinigo (2020). "Are Private Kindergartens Really Better? Examining Preschool Choice, Parental Resources, and Children's School-Readiness in Ghana." Comparative Education Review, 64(1): 107-136.

Payne, C. F., Pesando, L. M., and H. P. Kohler (2019). "Up, Down and Reciprocal: The Dynamics of Private Intergenerational Transfers, Family Structure and Health in a sub-Saharan African Low-Income Context." Population and Development Review, 45(1): 41-80.

Pesando, L. M. and the GFC team (2019). "Global Family Change: Persistent Diversity with Development." Population and Development Review, 45(1): 133-168.

Pesando, L. M. and A. Abufhele (2019). "Household Determinants of Teen Marriage: Sister Effects Across Four Low- and Middle-Income Countries." Studies in Family Planning, 50(2): 113-136.

Pesando, L. M. (2019). "Rethinking and Revising Goode's Contribution to Global Family Change." Marriage & Family Review, 55(7): 619-630.

Pesando, L. M. (2019). "Childlessness and Upward Intergenerational Support: Cross-National Evidence from 11 European Countries." Ageing & Society, 39(6): 1219-1254.

Pesando, L. M. (2018). "Does Financial Literacy Increase Students' Perceived Value of Schooling?" Education Economics, 26(5): 488-515.


Contributed Peer-Reviewed Volumes

Pesando, L. M., Billari, F. C., Favero, C., and F. Saita. (2021). “Financial and Demographic Education Effectiveness in Academic and Vocational High Schools: A Randomised Experiment.” In: Financial Education and Risk Literacy, edited by R. Viale, U. Filotto, B. Alemanni, and S. Mousavi, Behavioural Financial Regulation and Policy (BEFAIRLY) Series. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Pesando, L. M. (2020). Polygyny and Women’s Status: Myths and Evidence. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (eds) Gender Equality. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.

Pesando L. M. and V. Rotondi (2020). Mobile Technology and Gender Equality. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (eds) Gender Equality. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.