Gianni Betti, Francesca Bettio, Thomas Georgiadis, Platon Tinios, Unequal Ageing in Europe. Women’ s Independence and Pensions, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, X-187 p.
A considerable body of literature exists on the gender pay gap but few studies have been done on the gender gap in pensions. Research only began on the question in the mid-1990s (Jefferson 2009). This book, then, is a welcome addition to the small number of existing studies, and is particularly useful in providing statistical data for international comparison, virtually non-existent until now. One (…)