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Alina Schmitz

Portrait Alina Schmitz © M. Hengesbach
Alina Schmitz

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»Since 2020 I have been working as a research associate at the Chair for Social Structure and Sociology of Aging Societies. Here I work in the DFG-funded project 'AGE-WELL: Material conditions and older age wellbeing in Germany and Poland: institutional and regional variation in individual risks and insurance mechanisms'. My research focuses on social inequalities in (mental) health in old age and social factors influencing well-being over the life course from a comparative country perspective.«

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