Research report 2021 - Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy

What are the implications of the Sars-CoV-2 pandemic for the older part of the European population? 

Gruber, Stefan; Sand, Gregor; Börsch-Supan, Axel
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik, München
The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a representative survey on the life circumstances of the population aged 50+ in 27 European countries and Israel. Its multidisciplinary and international approach make SHARE the ideal setting for analysing the consequences of the pandemic. This contribution outlines the central results of the SHARE Corona Survey regarding health, economic and social consequences of the Sars-CoV-2 pandemic and of the political containment measures for the life circumstances of the older part of the European population.

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