Associate researcher
Assistant Professor of Economics, University Paris Descartes

Research fellow at LIRAES (Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Recherche Appliquée en Economie de la Santé), University Paris Descartes



  • Economic analysis
  • Survey's methodology
  • Health status, risk factors


Active ageing beyond the labour market: evidence on the role of intrinsic and extrinsic rewards at work.
Pollak C., Sirven N., Review of Social Economy, en ligne le 2016/04/28, 1-27.
On tandfonline site

Social Participation and Health: A Cross-Country Investigation among Older Europeans.
Sirven N., Berchet C., Litwin H. In Social capital as a health resource in later life: the relevance of context, Nyqvist F., Forsman A.K. (Eds), International Perspectives on Aging, vol 11, 2015, 177-190.
On springer site

Measuring Age-related Frailty in the General Population: a Comparison of the ESPS and SHARE Surveys
Sirven N. (Irdes), In collaboration with Rochereau T. (Irdes)
Issues in Health Economics (Questions d'économie de la santé) n° 199. 2014/06.

Frailty and Preventing the Loss of Autonomy A Health Economics Approach
Sirven N. (Irdes)
Issues in Health Economics (Questions d'économie de la santé) n° 184. 2013/02.

On the Socio-Economic Determinants of Frailty: Findings from Panel and Retrospective Data from SHARE
Sirven N. (Irdes)
Working paper n° 52. 2012/12

Social capital and health of older Europeans : Causal pathways and health inequalities.
Sirven N., Debrand T., Social Science & Medicine, vol 75, n°7, 2012/10, 1288–1295.
On Sciences direct site

Active Ageing Beyond the Labour Market: Evidence on Work Environment Motivations
Pollak C. (Irdes, Paris School of Economics, Centre d’économie de la Sorbonne - Université Paris 1), Sirven N. (Irdes)
Working paper n° 48. 2012/05

Cross-Country Performance in Social Integration of Older Migrants. A European Perspective
Berchet C. (LEDa-LEGOS-Université Paris-Dauphine, Irdes), Sirven N. (Irdes)
Working paper n° 46. 2012/03

Comparability of Health Care Responsiveness in Europe.
Sirven N., Santos-Eggimann B., Spagnoli J., Social Indicators Research, vol 105, n° 2, 2012, 255-271.
On Springerlink site

The social economy of ageing : Job quality and pathways beyond the labour market in Europe.
Pollak C., Sirven N. Working paper du Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, 2011, pp. 1-45.

Variations in preventive care utilisation in Europe.
Jusot F., Or Z., Sirven N., European Journal of Ageing, 2011/10, 1-11.

The Effects of Welfare State Intervention on the Living Condition of Europeans Aged 50 and Over
First Results of SHARELIFE on Life Histories

Briant N., Lenormand M.-C., Sirven N.
Issues in Health Economics (Questions d'économie de la santé) n° 168. 2011/09.

The French Health Care System.
Or Z., Sirven N. In: Health Care Systems – A Global Survey. Dr Himanshu Sekhar Rout, 2011/07, 152-178.

The Health of Older Workers in Europe: Results of SHARE 2006
Lenormand M.-C., Sermet C., Sirven N.
Issues in Health Economics (Questions d'économie de la santé) n° 160. 2010/12

Disparities in Regular Health Care Utilisation in Europe.
Sirven N., Or Z., In : The Individual and the Welfare State. Life Histories in Europe. Borsch-Supan A., Brandt M., Hank K., Schroder M. (Eds). Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag, 2011, 241-254.
On SpringerLink site

Social Capital and Health of Older Europeans
Sirven N., Debrand T. (Irdes)
Working paper n° 40. 2011/02

Disparities in Regular Health Care Utilisation in Europe
Sirven N., Or Z.
Working paper n° 37. 2010/12

Social Capital, Human Capital and Health: What is the Evidence?
Scheffler R. M., Petris N. C., Borgonovi F., Brown T. T., Sassi F., Dourgnon P., Sirven N. Paris : OCDE : Centre pour la recherche et l’innovation dans l’enseignement (CERI) ; Irdes, 2010/07, 45 p.
On Ocde site

Pathways to Retirement in Europe: Individual Determinants and the Role of Social Protection
Debrand T., Sirven N.
Issues In Health Economics Irdes (Questions d'économie de la santé) n° 148. 2009/11

What are the Motivations of Pathways to Retirement in Europe: Individual, Familial, Professional Situation or Social Protection Systems?
Debrand T., Sirven N.
Working paper n° 28. 2009/10

SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe goes longitudinal - Data from wave 2 is now available. Barangé C., Eudier V., Sirven N. 2008/12
Questions d'économie de la santé n° 137

Social participation and healthy ageing : An international comparison using SHARE data. Sirven N., Debrand T., Social Science & Medicine, vol 67, n° 12, 2008/12, 2017-2026.

Social capital: A critique and extension, Sirven N., In The Elgar Companion to Social Economics, Davis John B. & Dolsfma Wilfred (Eds.), Cheltenhalm : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008, 373–389.

Comparability of Health Care - Responsiveness in Europe - Using anchoring vignettes from SHARE
Sirven N. (Irdes), Santos-Eggimann B. (IUMSP), Spagnoli J. (IUMSP).
Working paper n° 15, 2008/09

Promoting Social Participation for Healthy Ageing
Sirven N., Debrand T.
Working paper n° 7, 2008/01

Endogenous social capital and self-rated health: Cross-sectional data from rural areas of Madagascar.
Sirven N. 2006/06.
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