Workshop : The Role of Biomarkers in Population-Based Social Surveys on Aging
The Swiss country team of SHARE at IMES and FORS is organizing a workshop about the role of...
SHARE Wave 4 Book Launch
The official data and book publication will be celebrated June 27, 2013 (10:00-17:00) at the...
SHARE Wave 4 Data - Release Update 1.1.1
The SHARE Wave 4 data release 1.1.1 is now available for download.
- Poverty is often alleviated by non-financial resources: Levels of household income and wealth vary substantially across Europe. While poverty and social exclusion are still serious in some of the countries surveyed, poverty is limited, though, if one takes into account the value of one's house, especially in the South. Likewise, living close to one's children - in the same household or the same building - remains a very important mechanism of social solidarity that serves an important poverty alleviation role, not only in the Mediterranean countries but also in Germany.
- Consumption inequality is much lower than financial inequality.