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Dr Debora J Price

Senior Lecturer, Gerontology, Institute of Gerontology, King’s College London

Senior Lecturer, Gerontology, Institute of Gerontology, King’s College London

Institute of Gerontology
King’s College London
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom



Dr. Price, formerly a barrister, now lectures in Social Policy in Gerontology, Ageing in a Global Context and Research Methods at the Institute of Gerontology, King’s College London. She also does research into pensions and the poverty of older people, gender issues in pension system design, household money over the life course, gender relations, and the financial consequences of family formation and dissolution and has expertise in survey methodology and large scale quantitive data analysis.

Key research/capacity building interests

Research Interests
• Global ageing and well-being of older people
• Welfare states
• Poverty and the measures of poverty for older people
• Gendered labour, care and family/role identities
• Gender and pension systems
• Health and social care nexus and transitions
• Policy discourses

Capacity Building Interests
• Research methods
• Survey design
• Quantitive analysis
• Pension systems (especially gender issues)

Key methodological skills
• Quantitative analysis of large scale datasets
• Survey design

Current/planned research
• Gender impacts of changes in pension system design
• Money management by older couples, gender inequalities in access to resources within the household