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Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials

Aïda Solé i Auró is a professor in the Department of Political and Social Science at UPF in Barcelona (Spain). She is a member of the Sociodemography 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. 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).

Her research aims at analyzing micro empirical data on health -health disparities-, 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 and future productivity derives from being engaged in an active research agenda focused on understanding the determinants of health, and how people live longer healthier lives in multiple countries.

Research lines

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