Radboud University, European Social Survey (ESS)

Mark Visser is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Radboud University (Nijmegen, the Netherlands). His research interests include labor market outcomes, with a specific focus on older workers and retirement, radical voting, social capital and the welfare state. He is particularly interested in answering social inequality questions by taking a life course and/or cross-national approach. Although still in the early stages of his academic career, he has already published widely on these topics in renowned scientific journals. In 2019, he got awarded the Jowell-Kaase Prize, named after the founders of the European Social Survey, which recognizes excellence in the field of comparative social research by a promising early career researcher. Currently he is the principal investigator of the international research project ‘Understanding old-age inequality’