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COST Action IS1409: Gender and Health Impacts of Policies Extending Working Life in Western Countries

Saturday 19 March 2016

Marco Biagi Foundation, Job Placement Room, 9.30-13.00

 

The impact of working conditions and policies on well being of elderly workers

The workshop aims to improve comparative understanding of the ways working conditions and policy interventions influence health and wellbeing during extended working lives to provide evidentiary basis for more effective policy-making. For this purpose together with an introduction on the aims of the COST action, evidence based on quantitative analysis and evaluation methods will be discussed with the objectives to increase public awareness and discuss policies implications.

 

9.30   Welcome Address

A. O. ANDRISANO, Rector, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

 

10.00   Opening session

Chair: T. ADDABBO, COST Action IS1409, Marco Biagi Foundation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia


COST ACTION IS 1409 – Gender and Health Impacts of Policies Extending Working Life

M. GSTREIN, COST Action IS1409 & Working Group ‘Identify and map international data bases’ Leader


The effects of work activity on elderly health in a gender perspective. The case of Italy

T. ADDABBO, COST Action IS1409, Marco Biagi Foundation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

 

11.00   Coffee break

 

11.15 Maternity leave policies: short and long term effects on mental health
G. PASINI, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice


Old hopelessly in. The role of public policies in supporting the extension of working life

P. CHECCUCCI e R. FEFÈ, Istituto per lo sviluppo della formazione professionale dei lavoratori – Isfol

 

12.15   Discussion

 

R. ROGOWSKI, University of Warwick
V. BORGHI, University of Bologna

 

Debate

 

13.00   Buffet Lunch