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Peer-reviewed articles:

  • M.C. Mills, N. Barban and F.C. Tropf (2018) The Sociogenomics of Polygenic Scores of Reproductive Behavior and Their Relationship to Other Fertility Traits. Russel Sage Journal of Social Science 4(4), pp. 122–136

  • N. Barban, De Luna X., Svensson I. and Billari, F.C. “Causal effects of the timing of life course events: age at retirement and subsequent health.” (2018) ”Sociological Methods and Research Supplementary Information

  • F.C. Tropf, S. Lee , R. Verweij, G. Stulp, P. van der Most, R. de Vlaming, A. Bakshi, D. Briley, C. Rahal, R. Hellpap, A. Nyman , T. Esko, A. Metspalu, S. Medland, N. Martin, N. Barban , H. Snieder, M. Robinson , M. Mills. (2018) “Mega-analysis quantifies hidden heritability for human reproductive behavior and education due to heterogeneity across seven populations” Nature Human Behavior 1(10):757-765. doi: 10.1038/s41562-017-0195-1.

  • Barban N, et. al. and M.C. Mills (2016) Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior. Nature Genetics, doi: 10.1038/ng.3698 Press release; Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ); Data

  • Divya Mehta, Felix C Tropf, Jacob Gratten, Andrew Bakshi, Zhihong Zhu, Silviu-Alin Bacanu, Gibran Hemani, Patrik KE Magnusson, Nicola Barban, Tõnu Esko, Andres Metspalu, Harold Snieder, Bryan J Mowry, Kenneth S Kendler, Jian Yang, Peter M Visscher, John J McGrath, Melinda C Mills, Naomi R Wray, S Hong Lee, Ole A Andreassen, Elvira Bramon, Richard Bruggeman, Joseph D Buxbaum, Murray J Cairns, Rita M Cantor, C Robert Cloninger, David Cohen, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro, Ariel Darvasi, Lynn E DeLisi, Timothy Dinan, Srdjan Djurovic, Gary Donohoe, Elodie Drapeau, Valentina Escott-Price, Nelson B Freimer, Lyudmila Georgieva, Lieuwe de Haan, Frans A Henskens, Inge Joa, Antonio Julià, Andrey Khrunin, Bernard Lerer, Svetlana Limborska, Carmel M Loughland, Milan Macek, Sara Marsal, Robert W McCarley, Andrew M McIntosh, Andrew McQuillin, Bela Melegh, Patricia T Michie, Derek W Morris, Kieran C Murphy, Inez Myin-Germeys, Ann Olincy, Jim Van Os, Christos Pantelis, Danielle Posthuma, Digby Quested, Ulrich Schall, Rodney J Scott, Larry J Seidman, Draga Toncheva, Paul A Tooney, John Waddington, Daniel R Weinberger, Mark Weiser, Jing Qin Wu (2016), “Evidence for Genetic Overlap Between Schizophrenia and Age at First Birth in Women,’’ JAMA psychiatry

  • Sironi M., N. Barban and R. Impicciatore (2015), “The Role of Parental Social Class in the Transition to Adulthood,” Advances in Life Course Research 26, 89-104 link

  • F. C. Tropf, G. Stulp,N. Barban , P. M. Visscher, J. Yangd, H. Snieder, M. Mills (2015). “Human Fertility, Molecular Genetics, and Natural Selection in Modern Societies” PLOS ONE 10 (6), e0126821 link Media coverage:The Guardian;

  • F. C. Tropf,N. Barban , H. Snieder, M. Mills, J.J. Mandemakers (2015) “A Behavioural Genetic Study of Age at First Birth of Female UK Twins” Population Studies 69 (2), 129-145 link

  • N. Balbo and N. Barban, (2014). “Does fertility behavior spread among friends?” American Sociological Review, 79(3):412-431 link Media coverage: Fox News; New York Daily News; Business Insider; La Stampa; El Mundo; Le Figaro

  • N. Barban, “Family trajectories and health: A life course perspective,” (2013) European Journal of Population, 29(4):357-385 link

  • Minello A. and N. Barban, (2012) “The educational expectations of children of immigrants in Italy,” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, 643(1): 78–103. link

  • Barban N and F. C. Billari, (2012) “Classifying life course trajectories. A comparison between la- tent class and sequence analysis,” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C (Applied Statistics), 61(5):765–784. link

  • Barban N. and M.J. White, (2011) “Immigrants children`s transition to secondary school in Italy.” International Migration Review, 45(3): 702–726. link

  • Barban N. and G. Dalla Zuanna, (2010) “A portrait of immigrant childrens housing experiences in Italy.” Housing Studies, 25(4): 559–584. link

Manuscripts under review:

  • N. Barban, E. De Cao, C. Quintana-Domeneque and S. Oreffice. ``Assortative Mating on Education: A Genetic Assessment’’ Link to the paper March 2016 Under Review

  • Balbo N., Barban N. and M.C. Mills, “Cross-Friend Effects on Marriage and Childbearing as Inter- related Family-Formation Processes,” Working Papers , “Carlo F. Dondena” Centre for Research on Social Dynamics (DONDENA), Universit ́a Commerciale Luigi Bocconi. Revise-and-Resubmit Journal of Marriage and Family link

  • M. Djundeva, M. Mills and N. Barban, “ A life course approach to the relationship between health inequalities and marital trajectories.” Under review

Chapters in books

  • Barban, N. and D. Linder (2013) “Mathematical Modelling in Life Course Research,” in Cumula- tive Life Course Impairment in Dermatological Diseases, Ed. Kimball, A. , Linder, D. , Germany: Karger.

  • Dalla Zuanna G. and N. Barban (2008) “Le seconde generazioni in Veneto”, in Studiare insieme, crescere insieme? Franco Angeli, Milano.

  • Dalla Zuanna G. and N. Barban (2007),“Giovani veneti, vecchi e nuovi” in Immigrazione straniera in Veneto. Dati demografici, dinamiche del lavoro, inserimento sociale. Rapporto 2006. Franco Angeli, Milano

  • Barban N. (2006), “La scuola” in Immigrazione straniera in Veneto. Dati demografici, dinamiche del lavoro, inserimento sociale. Rapporto 2005. Franco Angeli, Milano.