Ester Lazzari

Ester Lazzari

Position: Graduated PhD Student
School and/or Centres: School of Demography


Phone: +61 2 6125 9261


Master of Science in Economics and Social Sciences

Thesis title: Assisted reproduction, late fertility and childlessness in Australia", March 2022

Ester Lazzari holds a BSc and MSc in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University and she is a final year PhD candidate in the School of Demography.

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My main area of research is fertility and family formation. I am currently involved in researching the following areas:

  • Causes and consequences of late fertility
  • Childlessness
  • Assisted reproduction
  • Infertility

Other research interests are:

  • Fertility intentions
  • Fertility measurements
  • Social norms for childbearing

Ryohei Mogi, Ester Lazzari, Jessica Nisen, and Vladimir Canudas-Romo. (Forthcoming). “Cross-sectional average length of life by parity: International comparisons”. Population Studies

Ester Lazzari, Edith Gray, and Georgina M. Chambers. (2021). “ The Contribution of Assisted Reproductive Technology to Fertility Rates and Parity Transition: An Analysis of Australian Data”. Demographic Research, 45 (9): 1081-1096. DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.45.35

Ester Lazzari. (2021). “Changing Trends Between Education, Childlessness and Completed Fertility: a Cohort Analysis of Australian Women Born in 1952-1971.” Journal of Population Research, 38: 417-441. DOI: 10.1007/s12546-021-09269-x

Ester Lazzari. (2021). “Pathways into Childbearing Delay of Men and Women in Australia.” Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. DOI: 10.1332/175795921X16197735939121

Ester Lazzari, Ryohei Mogi and Vladimir Canudas-Romo. (2021). “Educational Composition and Parity Contribution to Completed Cohort Fertility Decline in Low Fertility Settings.” Population Studies, 75(2): 153-167. DOI: 10.1332/175795921X16197735939121

Ester Lazzari. (2019). “Socio-economic Changes in the Age Patterns of Childbearing in Australia.” Australian Population Studies, 3 (2): 34-36. DOI: 10.37970/aps.v3i2.52


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