Chiara’s main interests and experience lie in the field of vulnerable groups, including disadvantaged young people, migrants and ethnic minorities in particular, in relation to their access to education and employment. She also has expertise in programme and policy evaluation at the national and EU level.
PhD in Applied Sociology and Social Research Methodology, University of Milan-Bicocca.
MA (Hons) in Sociology and Research Methodology, University La Sapienza, Rome
BA Sociology, University of Milan-Bicocca
National Institute of Economic and Social Research, Social Researcher
January 2018 -
Institute for Employment Studies, Research Fellow
July 2017 – January 2018
Institute for Employment Studies, Research Officer
February 2016 – July 2017
University of Science PO (Paris), Research Consultant
June 2016 – Ongoing
TNS London, Field Researcher
December 2014 – January 2016
Westminster Befriend a Family, London Project: Services evaluation, Research Consultant
July 2014 – July 2015
Chiara is a mix-method research specialist with expertise in a range of methodologies, including ethnography. For ten years she conducted in-depth qualitative research with vulnerable Roma living in slums in Italy, Spain, Romania and former Yugoslavia.
Manzoni, C., Rolfe, H., (2019), How schools are integrating migrant pupils and their families, NIESR.
Busetti, S., Drufuca, S., Melloni, E., Patrizio, M., Samek Lodovici M., Vasilescu, C., Barbone, L., Speckesser, S., Hadjivassiliou, K., Marvell, R., Manzoni, C., Green, M., Bruck, A., Gajewski, J., Hillmann, F., Ślęzak, E., (2018), The Geography of New Employment Dynamics in Europe. ESPON
Broughton A, Manzoni C, (2017), Edited by IRES Lucia Morosini Smart industrial relations: a review of practices in the manufacturing, automotive and chemicals sectors in western Europe
Marangozov, R., Huxley, C., Manzoni C., Pike G., (2018) Royal College of Nursing Employment Survey 2017
Broughton, A., Marangozov, R., Manzoni C., (2017) Measurement framework for equality and human rights, EHRC.
Hadjivassiliou, K., Rickard, C., Manzoni C., Swift S., (2016) Database of effective youth employment measures in selected Member States, STYLE Project.
Manzoni C., (2018) Exploring Housing Choices: Strategies of Survival and Adaptation of Roma Living in Settlements, in Transnational Resilience and Change: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Strategies of Survival and Adaptation Edited by Dan Allen, Margaret Greenfields and David Smith, Cambridge Scholars Publishing pp 114-133
Manzoni, C., (2018), Vie d’Uscita. Le Carriere abitative di rom usciti dai “campi”. Premio Ricerca 2018, Associazione 21 Luglio ISBN 9788894263411
Broughton A, Manzoni C, (2017), Employment in privatised utilities: A higher risk of precariousness? European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department A: Economic and Scientific Affairs.
Hadjivassiliou, K P, Manzoni C., (2017), Study on Discrimination and Access to Employment for Female Workers with Disabilities, United Kingdom case study published by European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department C: Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs,. http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/STUD/2017/602067/IPOL_STU(2017)602067(ANN05)_EN.pdf
Manzoni, C., (2016), “Should I stay or should I go? Why Roma migrants leave or remain in nomad camps,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2016.1201579
Manzoni, C. and D’Alessandro (2015), Social Impact evaluation Report and Service Review Report. Westminster Befriend a Family
Manzoni, C., (2015), “Dentro o fuori dai campi? Gli effetti delle politiche sulle carriere abitative dei rom”, in T. Vitale (ed.), Inchiesta sui campi rom, Firenze, La casa Usher.
Manzoni, C., Sarcinelli, A.S., (2015), “Colmare un vuoto. Gli effetti delle politiche invisibili per i rom di Milano e Torino”, in T. Vitale (ed.), Inchiesta sui campi rom, Firenze, La casa Usher.
Manzoni, C. (2015), “Between constraints and opportunities. Housing careers of Roma migrants in Turin”. In Cortinovis R. (ed.), Migration: Energy for the planet, Feeding Cultures, outcomes of the 2014 International Metropolis Conference, Fondazione Ismu, Quaderni Ismu 3/2015 pp. 87-94.
Manzoni, C., (2014), “Why Roma migrants leave or remain in settlements? Different strategies of survival and adaptation among Roma in northern Italy” in M. Tomita, S. Cace, The Second World Congress on Resilience: from Person to Society, Edimond, Monduzzi Editore Bologna 1273-1277.
Giubileo F., Manzoni C., Parma A., Zoller L., (2013), “The analysis of administrative sources through density maps”, Autonomie locali e servizi sociali, Il Mulino, vol. 3, 2013, pp. 471-490; ISBN 9788815242402.
Research Report, Indagine sulla soddisfazione dei turisti in Lombardia nella stagione estiva 2010, Éupolis Lombardia, Milano, 2011.
Research Report Caminanti e Comunità locali, Studio sulle popolazioni Rom, Sinte e Camminanti presenti nelle Regioni Convergenza, Roma – Maggio 2010.
Not just a job: supporting refugees into sustainable employment, OpenDemocracy UK
NHS nurses: filling the recruitment gap, IES
Autoetnografia di un congresso. Come, dove e perché parlare dei campi rom?, WOTS
Autoetnografia di un congresso. Rischi e virtù della partecipazione rom, WOTS
Autoetnografia di un congresso. Per una ricerca politicamente impegnata, WOTS