Social Policy (MEA) | Munich Center for the Economics of Aging - MEA
Home

Social Policy (MEA)

Munich Center for the Economics of Aging

Welcome

The Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) is one department of the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy. The mission of MEA is to evaluate, anticipate and accompany the micro- and macroeconomic aspects of demographic change. Empirical models and their resulting projections enable MEA to deliver sound scientific advice for economic and social policy. These models base on German, European and global data. In addition to predicting future developments, these models shall be also used to analyze policy measures that affect these developments.

About MEA

teaser-exploring-the-economic-aspects-of-aging-societies

Exploring the Economic Aspects of Aging Societies.

Our new brochure summarizes current research findings and contains an outlook on MEA´s research activities.

read more

MEA coordinates the project SHARE

share-logo

SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe is a multidisciplinary longitudinal survey for the study of the social, economic and health situation of people aged 50 and older in Europe. In 2004, it started collecting representative data of the generation 50+ in eleven countries. Today, 380,000 in-depth interviews with 140,000 people from 27 European countries and Israel have been conducted. The data collected by SHARE are an important instrument for research on the demographic change in Europe and for evidence-based policymaking. SHARE is also embedded in a global network of harmonized sister studies. Researchers from around the globe can access the data free of charge.

Read more

Management

Boersch-Supan-sidebar

Prof. Dr. h.c. Axel Börsch-Supan, Ph. D.

Director

Secretary:
Hannelore Henning
Amalienstrasse 33
80799 Muenchen

+49 89 38602355 +49 89 38602390 Write E-mail

News

Prof. Börsch-Supan Receives Honorary Doctorate

06.12.2019

The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Rostock awarded an Honorary Doctorate to Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, PhD, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy. Börsch-Supan, who heads the Institute's...


Read more

Events

18. - 19.02.2020 14:00 - 12:00 Uhr
Francesco Maiani, Angie Gago Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Room 313
team
team_hover
Team

Research Team

aufgaben
aufgaben_hover
Research

Research activities at MEA

publication
publication-hover
Publications

Publication Series of the MPI for Social Policy