Raffaele Grotti

Social Research | Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Raffaele worked in the Social Research Division as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from October 2016 to October 2018. He conducted research on several topics including poverty and social exclusion, inequalities in the labour market, and discrimination.

Raffaele holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Research from the University of Trento (Italy). As part of his PhD, he worked as a Research Assistant in the ERC project ‘Families of Inequalities’ (FamIne) and was a visiting Research Assistant at the Pompeu Fabra University, Spain.

He also holds an MSc and a BA in Sociology and Social Research. Prior to joining the ESRI, Raffaele was Research Fellow at the University of Trento, where he also taught courses on quantitative methods. His main research interests include social and economic inequalities, income dynamics, and welfare and labour market studies in comparative perspective.

Currently, Raffaele is a Research Fellow working in the project CRITEVENTS at the European University Institute (Italy).
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632050
Email: raffaele.grotti@esri.ie

Latest Publications:
  • Disability and discrimination in Ireland: Evidence from the QNHS Equality Modules 2004, 2010, 2014
  • The buffering role of the family in the relationship between job loss and self-perceived health: Longitudinal results from Europe, 2004–2011
  • Discrimination and inequality in housing in Ireland
  • Attitudes to Diversity in Ireland
  • Poverty dynamics of social risk groups in the EU: an analysis of the EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions, 2005 to 2014
  • A study of gender in senior civil service positions in Ireland
  • Poverty transitions in Ireland: An analysis of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) Longitudinal Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC), 2004-2015
  • Who experiences discrimination in Ireland? Evidence from the QNHS Equality Modules
  • ‘Career opportunities the ones that never knock’: Are some employers more ‘youth friendly’ than others?

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  • Human Rights and Equality Research Programme 

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