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Introduction

  • Julia Henke
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Part of the Life Course Research and Social Policies book series (LCRS, volume 11)

Abstract

This volume proposes to take a fresh look at economic vulnerability among pensioners in Switzerland and to examine the strengths and weaknesses of a series of statistical measures for identifying those individuals who suffer from ‘exceedingly low levels of economic quality of life’, both from an objective and a subjective point of view.

Reference

  1. Desrosières, A. (2001). Entre réalisme métrologique et conventions d’équivalence : les ambiguïtés de la sociologie quantitative. Genèses, 43(2), 112–127.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julia Henke
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  1. 1.University of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

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