Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care


Who has a pension? NEW Lifecourse Podcast episode

23 April 2018

Who has a pension? NEW Lifecourse Podcast episode

In the latest episode of The Lifecourse Podcast, Professor David Blane from UCL and Imperial College discusses the implications of new research into who has a pension. Occupational pensions: a bridge between social class before and after labour market exit? by Myer Glickman, Mel Bartley and David Blane finds that workers from the most advantaged social backgrounds are six times more likely than their least advantaged counterparts to be a member of an occupational pension scheme. In the podcast episode, Professor Blane explains the background to the research, the data used and what the findings mean for policymakers, employers and workers.