Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), Munich

Alexander Schumacher is a member of the German country team and junior researcher at the Survey on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). SHARE is the largest pan-European social science panel study, providing internationally comparable longitudinal micro data on people aged 50 or older which allow insights in the fields of public health and socio-economic living conditions of European individuals. Besides coordinating the collection of survey data in Germany, Alexander’s current research focuses on the SHARE Corona Surveys, specifically the determinants of vaccine acceptance and financial hardship during the pandemic. He graduated Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich with an MA in Sociology and Statistics.