Events

August 29, 2017

WHERL findings to be presented at the Conference of the European Sociological Association

Lawrence Sacco will present a paper at the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association on retirement on the 1st of September 2017. The paper will be presented at the advanced quantitative analysis in Ageing Research joint. The paper will display findings from his doctoral research on engagement in paid work, volunteering, civic engagement, looking after… Read more »

Panteion, University of Social & Political Sciences 136 Syggrou Avenue 17671
July 27, 2017

2017 WPEG conference, Sheffield

Ludovico Carrino presented a paper on “Health effects of higher State Pension Age for UK women” at the Work, Pensions and Labour Economics Study Group Conference in Sheffield. The paper discussed evidence of worsening mental health status for the women aged 60-62 affected by the recent increase in the State Pension Age between 2010 and… Read more »

University of Sheffield, UK
July 11, 2017

Understanding Society Biennial Conference, 2017

Debora Price and Jeanmiguel Uva presented a paper entitled ‘Taking the Long View: Pensions and Divorce’ to the Understanding Society Conference, 11th – 13th July 2017

University of Essex, Colchester, UK
July 08, 2017

12th World Congress, International Health Economics Association

Ludovico Carrino presented a paper on “Health effects of higher State Pension Age for UK women” at the International Health Economics Association 2017 World Conference in Boston. The paper discussed evidence of worsening mental health status for the women aged 60-62 affected by the recent increase in the State Pension Age between 2010 and 2015…. Read more »

Boston University, Boston (Massachusetts)
July 05, 2017

British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, 2017

Professor Debora Price chaired two linked symposia at the annual conference of the British Society of Gerontology entitled: Lifecourse influences on health and wellbeing in later life Symposium Abstract: Governments around the world are extending working life through postponement of state pensions and other policy measures to meet perceived fiscal pressures from demographic ageing and… Read more »

University of Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
June 22, 2017

2nd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture “Economics: Helping to Make Us Human”

The presentation included comments on findings from:
Corna, Laurie M and Platts, Loretta G. and Worts, Diana and Price, Debora and McDonough, Peggy and Sacker, Amanda and Di Gessa, Giorgio and Glaser, Karen (2016) A sequence analysis approach to modelling the work and family histories of older adults in the UK. WHERL Working Paper, King’s College London, London. ISBN 9781908951182

Room 1:52, Lanyon building, Queen's University Belfast, University Square, Belfast BT7 1NN
June 20, 2017 / 2pm - 5.30pm

PPI Policy Seminar: Wellbeing, Health, Retirement and the Lifecourse (WHERL)

Chair: Norma Cohen, PPI Governor Key Note Speaker: Sir Steve Webb, PPI Governor Launch event of the final report at the conclusion of this project. WHERL (www.wherl.ac.uk) is a three-year academic research project funded by the MRC/ESRC under the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Programme, led by the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London and… Read more »

Travers Smith LLP 10 Snow Hill London EC1A 2AL
June 05, 2017

WHERL presented at 2017 Venice Summer School of Ageing

Ludovico Carrino was invited as lecturer at the Annual Venice Summer School of Ageing and presented findings from research on working longer, health and ageing.

Venice International University, San Servolo, Venezia, Italy
May 17, 2017

WHERL findings to be presented at the “Life-course influences on retirement” workshop in Helsinki

Lawrence Sacco will present a paper at the “Life-course influences on retirement: the perspectives of researchers and stakeholders” on the 17th of May 2017. The paper will be presented orally and then discussed with the participants of the workshop and by the discussant, Prof.em. Jorma Sipilä. The paper will display findings from his doctoral research… Read more »

Helsinki University, Unioninkatu 35, Helsinki, Finland