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Professor Łukasz Jurek

Past Academic Visitor

Dr Lukasz Jurek was an Academic Visitor at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing from 1st March 2019 to 31st May 2019.

Lukasz Jurek is an economist and gerontologist. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland.

His research interests focus on socio-economic aspects of population ageing, and especially on financing long-term care, balancing work and eldercare, age management and retirement decisions.

During his stay at Oxford University Lukasz will conduct a research project on social and behavioral determinants of retirement decisions. He will try to recognize non-financial factors affecting the process of decision-making that leads to a premature withdrawal from the labour market (bounded rationality