Previous Editions:
6th International workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing (2019).
5th International workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing (2017).
4th International workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing (2015).
3rd International workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing (2013).
2nd International workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing (2011).
1st International workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing (2009).


1st Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Ageing and a Special Issue in the Journal of the Economics of Ageing

Date: 30 October 2009

Place: Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa

All sessions will take place at the Quelhas building (Rua do Quelhas nº 6)

Title Presenter
“Work ability of persons in the older groups of productive age” Izabela Grabowska (Poland)
“How late in life will the baby boomers continue to work?” Stewart Neufeld (USA)
“State and evolution of the organisation of work with an age perspective” Claudia Villosio (Italy)
“Spousal impact on labor force behaviour: new evidence for older married couples in Germany” Stefanie Neimann (Germany)
“Aging effects on labor supply in Croatia: the role of employers” Iva Tomic (Croatia)
Title Presenter
“The oldest old in the US by gender and poverty status in 2000” Sally Bould (USA)
“The economic status of elderly people in Lithuania” Daiva Skuciene (Lithuania)
“Understanding social exclusion in older age” Elizabeth Becker (UK)
“Growing old and living longer: poverty and associated risks due to migration, disability and family nuclearization” James McNally (USA)
“Retirement income adequacy in Portugal” Sara Paralta (Portugal)
Title Presenter
“Family-to-work conflicts resulting from eldercare: findings from a largescale empirical study of informal caregivers” Ulrike Schneider (Austria)
“Ageing and caring relations within the family: intimacy at a distance?” Ricardo Rodrigues (Austria)
“Informal care, insurance and intra-family moral hazard – evidence from France” Christophe Courbage (Switzerland)
“Grandparents and labour market participation of mothers” Paula Albuquerque (Portugal)
“Social security, familial support and the changing economic status of the elderly in Taiwan: 1976- 2006” Cheng-Chung Jason Chuang (Taiwan)
Title Presenter
“Demographic change and interest intermediation in old age pension reforms: the role of unions as civil society protagonists in Germany and the Netherlands” Boris Krause (Germany)
“The provision of adequate retirement income: myths & the real economic and political challenges” Martin Watts (Australia)
“Medical and social care for elderly people in Bulgaria: economic considerations” Jasmine Pavlova (Bulgaria)
“The domiciliary service as the form of social inclusion of the elderly people” Kateřina Kubačíková (Czech Rep.)
“Measuring outcomes of care homes – experiences from England” Ann Netten and Birgit Trukeschitz (UK)
Title Presenter
“Socio-economic aspects of advertising targeted at people at the age of over 65 years” Dobriana Sidjimova (Bulgaria)
“Business model for an ageing society: the approach adopted in MIDAS project” Leandro Loss (France)
“Food security for seniors in Canada and Portugal: a cross-cultural comparison” Lawrence Becker (Canada)
“Involving older people in the design of financial products and services” Carol Brennan (UK)
“Building the socioeconomic business case for technological developments to support older people” Peter Lansley (UK)
Title Presenter
“Aging population, ageism and long-term saving” Serge Macé (France)
“Sectorial impacts of demographic changes” João Carlos Lopes (Portugal)
“Evaluating significance of rural tourism performed by retiree farmers in Japan: from a perspective of multifunctional agriculture” Yasuo Ohe (Japan)
“A tale of two systems: winners and losers when moving from defined benefit to defined contribution pensions” Evert Carlsson (Sweden)
“Ageing and endogenous growth in a small open economy with life cycle leisure, labour and learning” João Paulo Pereira (Portugal)