Age inflation and lifetiming: rethinking and remeasuring ageing and inactivity in rejuvenating welfare societies

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Prof. Dr. Bernd Marin is Director of the European Bureau for Policy Consulting and Social Research in Vienna. From 2015 to 2016 he was Director („Rektor“) of the US-American Webster Vienna Private University. From 1988 to 2015 he has been Executive Director of the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, a social science think tank affiliated to the United Nations in Vienna (ECV). From 1984 to 1988 he was Professor of Comparative Political and Social Research at the European University Institute (EUI), the EU University in Florence, where he was also Head of the Department of Political and Social Sciences (1986 – 1987).
Prof. Marin has served as an expert and policy advisor to various governments, international, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, to business and management, to voluntary and interest organizations, chambers of commerce and trade unions, and has been co-operating with institutions such as The World Bank, OECD, WHO, ILO, ISSA, the Commission of the European Communities, the Council of Europe, EBRD, ISSC, ICSW, etc.