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Staff Biography

[Photo: Asghar Zaidi] Professor Asghar ZAIDI
Visiting Professor, CASE

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Research Interests:
  • Population ageing and its consequences
  • Pension policy and its reforms
  • Costs of disability
  • Pensioner poverty
  • Analysis of household income dynamics
  • Dynamic microsimulation modelling
Selected Publications:
  • Trends and Priorities of Ageing Policies in the UN-European Region (with B Marin).In Regional Dimensions of the Ageing Situation, New York: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (2008)

  • Socio-Economic Differences in Mortality: Implications for Pensions Policy (with E Whitehouse).Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers no.71, Paris: OECD (2008)

  • Work over the Life-Cycle (with P Johnson).In N Crafts, I Gazeley and A Newell (eds.), Work and Pay in Twentieth Century Britain, Oxford University Press (2007)

  • Welfare Indicators of Income Experience during Old Age (with K Rake, J Falkingham and B Gustafsson).In B Marin and A Zaidi (eds.), Mainstreaming Ageing: Indicators to Monitor Progress and Policies, Ashgate, European Centre Vienna (2007)

  • Pension Policy in EU25 and its Impact on Pension Benefits (with A Grech).The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 15(3): 229-311 (2007)

  • Comparing Incomes when Needs Differ: Equivalisation for the extra costs of disability in the UK (with T Burchardt).Review of Income and Wealth, 51(1), March (2005)

STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Pension Policy in EU25 and its Possible Impact on Elderly Poverty
    Michael Fuchs, Aaron George Grech, Asghar Zaidi, December 2006
    Paper No' CASE/116: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Transition from Work to Retirement in EU25
    Michael Fuchs, Mattia Makovec, Asghar Zaidi, October 2006
    Paper No' CASE/112: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Income Mobility in Old Age in Britain and Germany
    Felix Büchel, Joachim R. Frick, Asghar Zaidi, December 2004
    Paper No' CASE 089: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Comparing incomes when needs differ: Equivalisation for the extra costs of disability in the UK
    Tania Burchardt, Asghar Zaidi, February 2003
    Paper No' CASE 064: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)