Italian Society of Economics Demography and Statistics (SIED) was founded at the initiative of Livio Livi and others on June 29, 1939. Initially it was named "Italian Society of Demography and Statistics". It founded for the population study in the advisory committee (Italian: Comitato di consulenza per gli studi della popolazione) which was also founded by Livi. The first seat of the society was situated in Florence. Starting with the publication of only scientific meeting proceedings, SIED published its own scientific journal named “Italian Review of Demography and Statistics” in January 1947. SIED decided to expand its activities also to economics and changed to its current name on 18 April 1950. In 1950 their journal’s name was also changed accordingly to Rivista italiana di economia demografia e statistica. The first conference was organizes on May 28–29, 1939 at Istat, Rome and by the conference held on December 28, 1940 the number of general members of the society increased to 122.
SIED started with an aim to form create active collaboration among the professionals of the subjects related to human behavior and social sciences. They have organized many conferences, scientific meetings, researches and training activities to examine and discuss the problems of the society movements. They have published their researches on the particular items and the agenda of the conferences and seminars in their journal.
SIED has its certified office in Rome (currently Piazza Tommaso de Cristoforis No 6). To ensure the effectiveness of the relationship itself, they adopt a homogeneous discipline of the associative relationship and associative arrangements, expressly excluding any limitations in relation to the temporary nature of participation in community life and providing for the members an equal right to vote approval and to amend the Statutes and of the regulations and for the appointment of the governing bodies.
For non-profit purposes, SIED is a scientific and cultural institution, independent and apolitical, and aims to contribute to the progress of economic studies, demographic and statistical and to establish active forms of collaboration between the students of these fields and other related in the social sciences and human behavior.Read More»