Anna Manzoni

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Associate Professor

Teaching and Research Interests

Life course, labor market, social inequality, stratification, immigration, demography, sociology of the family, survey methods, longitudinal data analysis


Manzoni, Anna. 2016. “Conceptualizing and measuring youth independence multidimensionally in the United States” Acta Sociologica 1-16.

Härkönen, Juho, Anna Manzoni, and Erik Bihagen.  2016. “Gender inequalities in occupational prestige across the working life: An analysis of the careers of West Germans and Swedes born from the 1920s to the 1970s”. Advances in Life Course Research. DOI:10.1016/j.alcr.2016.01.001 Available online 26 January 2016.

Manzoni, Anna. 2015. “Intergenerational financial support and young adults’ transitions in and out of the parental home”. Social Currents 1-18- DOI: 10.1177/23294965156168. [Published online before print November 26, 2015]

      In December 2015 the paper was featured on, yahoo. com,, Inside Higher Ed, WUNC (State of Things and Morning Edition).

Benton, Richard A.*, Steve McDonald, Anna Manzoni, David F. Warner. 2015. “The recruitment paradox: network recruitment, structural position, and East German market transition”. Social Forces 93 (3): 905-932

Manzoni, Anna, Juho Härkönen and Karl Ulrich Mayer. 2014 “Moving on? A growth-curve analysis of occupational attainment and career progression patterns in West Germany”. Social Forces 92 (4): 1285-1132. doi: 10.1093/sf/sou002

This article was featured among the 5 most cited article in Social Forces in 2016

Lillard, Dean^ and Anna Manzoni^. 2013. “International migration as occupational mobility: the case of Germany.”  Schmollers Jahrbuch - Journal of Applied Social Science Studies 133 (2): 263-274

Manzoni, Anna. 2012. “In and out of employment: effects in panel and life-history data.” Advances in Life Course Research 17, 11-24

Manzoni, Anna and Irma Mooi-Reci. 2011. “Early unemployment and subsequent career complexity: A sequence-based perspective.” Schmollers Jahrbuch - Journal of Applied Social Science Studies 131 (2): 339-348

Manzoni, Anna, Ruud Luijkx, and Ruud Muffels. 2011. “Explaining differences in labour market transitions between panel and life-course data in West-Germany.” Quality and Quantity. International Journal of Methodology 45 (2): 241-261

Manzoni, Anna, Jeroen Vermunt, Ruud Luijkx, and Ruud Muffels. 2010.Memory bias in retrospectively collected employment careers: a model based approach to correct for measurement error.” Sociological Methodology, 40 (1): 39-73

Fouarge, Didier, Anna Manzoni, Ruud Muffels, and Ruud Luijkx. 2010. “Childbirth and cohort effects on mothers’ labour supply: A comparative study using life-history data for Germany, the Netherlands and Great-Britain.” Work, Employment and Society 24(3): 487-507

Working papers

Manzoni, Anna and Jessi Streib. 2016. “Are all college degrees equally equalizing?”. Life Course Center Working Paper 2016-17.