Retirement, Later Life Work and Pensions: Diversity and Cross-National Comparisons

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 15:30-17:20
RC11 Sociology of Aging (host committee)

Language: English

This session examines various aspects of retirement, later-life work and pensions in 12 countries. Papers focus on retirement timing, gender, education, health, and work stress. Cross-national comparisons are found in many of the papers.
Session Organizer:
Julie MCMULLIN, Western University, Canada
Oral Presentations
Welfare Regimes, Education Levels and Women’s Late Careers in Comparative Perspective
Ignacio MADERO-CABIB, Universidad de Chile, Chile; Nicky LE FEUVRE, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
A Gender Approach to the Association between Retirement Timing and Functional Health in an Emerging Economy
Esteban CALVO, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile; Ana Sofia LEON, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile; Ursula M. STAUDINGER, Columbia Aging Center, USA
Women Must and Men Can: Paid Work during Retirement in Germany
Claudia VOGEL, German Centre of Gerontology, Germany; Heribert ENGSTLER, German Centre of Gerontology, Germany; Laura ROMEU GORDO, German Centre of Gerontology, Germany
The Role of Mid-Career Income for Gender Differences in Pensions
Stefanie KÖNIG, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Boo JOHANSSON, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
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