Dr Giorgio Di Gessa

  • Lecturer

Giorgio Di Gessa is a Fellow at the Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science. He completed his PhD in Demography at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His doctoral research investigated the idea of ‘Active Ageing’ promoted by the WHO as a strategy for health and well-being among older people in Europe. Giorgio has a keen interest and expertise in quantitative methods with a focus on statistical techniques for hierarchical data analysis. His academic interests in the field of social gerontology include the demographic and social determinants of health and wellbeing in later life in Europe.

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Blog Posts

Why are some working in their 60s, and is it good for their well-being?

Pension ages in the UK are rising from the traditional 65 for men and 60 for women, as people live longer. But why are some working past these ages, and is this good for their well-being? Dr Giorgio Di Gessa from King’s College London and colleagues have investigated why some work beyond state pension age ...Read More »
Dr Giorgio Di Gessa

Is working in our 60s good for us?

Dr Giorgio Di Gessa

Health effects of working beyond State Pension Age in England

New publication on the IUSSP news magazine, which disseminates in rigorous but plain language scientific findings from demographic research carried out all over the world. Health effects of working beyond State Pension Age in England
Dr Giorgio Di Gessa