Carolina V. Zuccotti

MPC Associate
Carolina Viviana Zuccotti is Short-term Visitor at the MPC. She was a Research Fellow at the MPC, working for the MEDAM project. She is also a member of the Associate Board of Sociology, flagship journal of the British Sociological Association.
Her research currently focuses on the social and spatial integration of migrants and their children in destination societies, as well as on the role of ethnic concentration of different objective and subjective outcomes. Examples of previous research on these topics can be found in her published articles in Sociology and Population, Space and Place. Before joining the MPC, Carolina was a Research Fellow at the University of Brighton, where she worked for a project on youth unemployment in Europe (STYLE, She has a PhD in Political and Social Sciences (European University Institute) and an MSc in Human Geography, Planning and Development Studies (University of Amsterdam). She has participated in several research projects dealing with social, ethnic and spatial inequalities at various institutions in Argentina and Europe, including the University of Buenos Aires, the University of Barcelona, the Free University of Amsterdam and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Research topics: Social Inequality and Social Stratification; Social Mobility; Migration and Ethnicity; Spatial Segregation; Residential mobility; Neighbourhood effects
Geographic areas: Western Europe (UK and Spain in particular); Argentina

Refereed journal articles
  • Carolina V. Zuccotti (2019). "Ethnicity and neighbourhood attainment in England and Wales: A study of second generations' spatial integration". Population, Space and Place.
  • Zuccotti, C.V. and O’Reilly, J. (2018). “The impact of youth labour market experiences on later employment opportunities: What roles do ethnicity and gender play? Human relations. Online first.
  • Zuccotti, C.V. and O’Reilly, J. (2018). “Ethnicity, gender and household effects on becoming NEET: An intersectional analysis”. Work, Employment & Society. Online first.
  • Zuccotti, C.V. and Platt, L. (2016). “Does neighbourhood ethnic concentration in early life affect subsequent labour market outcomes? A study across ethnic groups in England and Wales”. Population, Space and Place. Online first.
  • Zuccotti, C.V., Ganzeboom, H.B.G and Güveli, A. (2015). “Has Migration Been Beneficial for Migrants and Their Children? Comparing Social Mobility of Turks in Western Europe, Turks in Turkey, and Western European Natives”. International Migration Review. In print: 2017, vol. 51(1).
  • Zuccotti, C.V. (2014). “Do parents matter? Occupational outcomes among ethnic minorities and British natives in England and Wales (2009-2010)”. Sociology. In print, 2015, vol. 49(2).

  • Book chapters
  • Zuccotti, C.V. and O’Reilly, J. (2019). “Does scarring effects vary by ethnicity and gender?”. In Jacqueline O’Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser and Paola Villa, Youth Labor in Transition. Oxford University Press.
  • Zuccotti, C.V. (2008). “Las cifras de población argentina según los padrones electorales y las proyecciones censales: análisis comparativo por distrito (2005)”. In Canton and Jorrat (2008). Elecciones en la Ciudad (1864-2005), Vol. III, Buenos Aires: Instituto Histórico de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

  • Reports
  • Zuccotti, C.V., Geddes, A.P., Bacchi, A., Nori, M. and Stojanov, R. (2018). “Rural Migration in Tunisia: Drivers and patterns of rural youth migration and its impact on food security and rural livelihoods in Tunisia”, Rome: FAO.
  • Berloffa, G., Filandri, M. , Matteazzi, E., Nazio, T., Negri, N. O’Reilly, J., Villa, P. and Zuccotti, C.V. (2015) “Work-poor and work-rich families: Influence on youth labour market outcomes”, STYLE Working Papers, STYLE WP8.1 CROME. Brighton: University of Brighton.
  • Buttler, D., Michoń, P., Ayllón Gatnau, S. and Zuccotti, C.V. (2016): “Understanding the subjective consequences of early job insecurity in Europe”, NEGOTIATE Working Paper No. 4.3.
  • Zuccotti C.V. (2013), “Highly-Skilled Indian Migrants in the United Kingdom”, CARIM-India RR 2013/34, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, San Domenico di Fiesole (FI): European University Institute.

  • Blog
  • Carolina V. Zuccotti (2019). Are ethnic minorities in the UK spatially integrating?, EUI Blogs
  • The ethnic concentration of a neighbourhood has varying effects on employment prospects for men and women across different ethnicities (2016, with Lucinda Platt, LSE Blog British Politics and Policy)