Research Group

Labor Demography


The Financial Crisis and the Length of Working Life

Conducted by Mikko Myrskylä; Christian Dudel, Angelo Lorenti, Jo Mhairi Hale, Rosie Seaman

We use the exogenous shock of the recent financial crisis to study how working-life expectancy reacts to economic downturns, and how the effect of the crisis is mediated by socioeconomic variables and their intersections.Detailed description

Research keywords: Economics, Employment, Retirement; Ageing, Mortality and Longevity


Dudel, C.; López Gómez, M. A.; Myrskylä, M.; Benavides, F. G.:
European Journal of Population (2018). Forthcoming.
Dudel, C.; López Gómez, M. A.; Benavides, F. G.; Myrskylä, M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2016-010. (2016).