Research Group

Labor Demography

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Aging, Retirement, and Well-Being

Mikko Myrskylä, Christian Dudel, Julian Schmied

We develop semiparametric and nonparametric estimators of constant living standard net replacement rates. These rates are applied to expenditure data and data on well-being, and the results are used to assess pension adequacy and effects of pension systems on inequality.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Data and Surveys, Economics, Employment, Retirement, Policies, Politics, Administration, Welfare State, Statistics and Mathematics


The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.