Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials

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Aïda Solé i Auró is a tenure-track professor in the Department of Political and Social Science at UPF in Barcelona (Spain). She is a member of the SocioDemographics Research Group at UPF. She earned two master's degrees, one in Business and one in Actuarial Science and Finance, before getting her Ph.D. from the University of Barcelona in 2009. She concluded a two-year postdoctoral fellow in the Multidisciplinary Research Training Program in Gerontology working with Dr. Eileen M. Crimmins at the University of Southern California (USC, USA) and she was a research fellow in the " Mortality, Health and Epidemiology" Unit at Ined in Paris (2013-2014). She is periodically visiting researcher at Ined (Paris), at USC (Los Angeles), and at the Max Planck Institute for Demography – MPIDR (Rostock).

Her research aims at analyzing micro empirical data on health –gender health disparities-, aging, longevity and dependency, mainly in Europe and the U.S., to help to address how extending healthy active years of life, a top priority not only in the EU but also worldwide, chronic disease and mortality is feasible. Her current research focuses on understanding the determinants of health, the association between gender and health in different socioeconomic dimensions, and how people live longer healthier lives in multiple high-income countries.

Research lines

Demography of older population, health and mortality, socioeconomic differences in health, and global aging.


1) Social Demography - Bachelor's Degree in Political and Administration Sciences

2) Statistical Analysis Techniques II - Master in Sociology and Demography