Research Group

Lifespan Inequalities

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Inequalities in Retirement Lifespan (Dissertation)

Jiaxin Shi, Alyson van Raalte; in Collaboration with Christiaan Monden (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)

This project investigates inequalities in retirement lifespan in contemporary aging societies. We exploit data from longitudinal surveys and government registrations to analyze the trends and causes of these inequalities and how they vary across time, socioeconomic groups, and societies.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity, Economics, Employment, Retirement

Region keywords:

OECD countries


Shi, J.; Dudel, C.; Monden, C.; van Raalte, A. A.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2022-015. (2022)    
Shi, J.; Dudel, C.; Monden, C.; van Raalte, A. A.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. accepted. (2022)    
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