Dr. ir. H. (Hanna) van Solinge


Hanna van Solinge graduated from Wageningen University (NL) with a degree in Home Economics and Demography. In 2006, she defended her thesis titled “Changing tracks. Studies on life after early retirement in the Netherlands”.

Her fields of expertise are Older Workers, Retirement Decision Making and Adjustment to Retirement. She co-organized three large Panel Studies on Work and Retirement in the Netherlands. She is particularly interested in the role the dynamics of labor force participation in later life, and agency in the work-retirement transition.

She has published more than 60 articles in national and international journals, such as the Journal of Gerontology, The American Psychologist, Psychology and Aging and the European Journal of Public Health. She also contributed a chapter on ‘Adjustment to Retirement’ to The Handbook of Retirement (Oxford University Press, 2012) and one on ‘The changing world of work and retirement” to the Handbook on Aging and the Social Science (Elsevier, 2020).


Older workers, retirement decision making and adjustment to retirement


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