Jordi Gumà Lao

ORCID 0000-0003-2640-5391 Researcher

Educational qualifications: Ph.D in Demography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
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Jordi Gumà Lao holds a PhD in Demography from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2014) and is researcher at the Center for Demographic Studies. He has been a student of the European Doctoral School of Demography (2010-2011 edition), a course jointly held by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock (Germany) and the University of Lund (Sweden). He was also enrolled in the DemoDoc program of exchange of doctoral students in Demography between the Universities of Lund (Sweden), Rostock (Germany), La Sapienza (Italy), and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Already as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, he obtained a Juan de la Cierva-Formación grant (2017-2019) and was the principal investigator of the INTERSOC-HEALTH project funded by the R+D+i Retos-Jóvenes Investigadores program (2019-2022). As part of his research, he has completed stays at the University of Florence (Italy) and has been part of the Department of Sociology at Umeå University (Sweden) until February 2023. Her research interests focus on the study of health inequalities from a gender perspective, population aging and intergenerational relations. His research has been published in journals such as Demographic Research, Social Indicators, BMC Public Health, SSM-Population Health, among others, in addition to receiving the award of the best article of 2015 in the Revista Internacional de Sociología.