These are projects and research problems I am currently working on

Ageing & retirement
  • The causes and consequences of retirement: A sociological perspective (project page)

  • The process of transition into retirement

  • The role of employers in shaping work at older ages & Age management

  • Work in older ages

  • Ageing policies & extending working lives

  • Age stereotypes & age discrimination

  • Lifelong learning

Work in the XXI century
  • Destandardisation of occupational careers

  • Risks, vulnerabilities, and cumulative disadvantages

  • Socio-economic stratification 

  • New dimensions of lifecourses inequalities

Comparative Panel File

Open science project to harmonize the world’s major and longest-running household panel surveys. CPF provides an open-source code to construct a comparative dataset based on the original data from the household panel surveys. The code can be further modified and extended. The project aims to support the community of researchers interested in comparative life course studies.
I am the author and main developer. First version published in December 2020.


Longitudinal Employer–Employee Perspectives on the Role of Human Capital Investments for Retirement Transitions

Research funded by the European Commission within Horizon 2020 - Maria Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (2017-2019).

Konrad Turek, PhD | Sociology | Work & Ageing Research 

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