ESA 2019 in the Press - The Observer

UK's Observer / The Guardian publishes piece on research presented at the 14th ESA Conference! 

Read the article by Jamie Doward, published on 18 August 2019, here:

UK elderly suffer worst poverty rate in western Europe


"Professor Bernhard Ebbinghaus, of the University of Oxford, will tell a European Sociological Association conference this week that the UK is one of five countries out of 16 that he has studied where there has been an increase in people aged 65 and over who are living in 'severe poverty', which is defined as having an income of 40% or less of the median average."

Bernhard's presentation at the ESA 2019 conference is scheduled for session RN01_04b, on Wednesday 21 August, at 6:00-7:30pm in UP.3.205.