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Carmen Borrat-Besson

fors-13_08_12-44 Senior Researcher
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Office 5419
+41 (0)21 692 37 41
carmen.borrat-besson@fors.unil.ch
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Languages: French, German, Italian, English

Biography

Carmen Borrat-Besson (maiden name: Faustinelli) is Senior Researcher at FORS. She studied psychology and sociology at the University of Fribourg, where she graduated in 2006. She then moved to the University of Lugano, where she obtained her PhD in Communication Sciences at the Institute of Health and Communication (ICH) in 2010.

Expertise

Since 2010, she is the Swiss country team operator of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) and responsible for all operational aspects of the study. She works on different research projects related to well-being and frailty in old age as well as end-of-life decisions.

Publications

2015

Wernli, B., Ryser, V.-A., & Borrat-Besson, C., 2015. Bien-être subjectif: l’impact du départ à la retraite en Suisse. Revue Suisse de Sociologie. peer-reviewed.

Borrat-Besson, C., Ryser, V.-A., & Gonçalves, J. 2015. An evaluation of the CASP-12 scale used in the Survey of Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) to measure Quality of Life among people aged 50+. FORS Working Paper Series, paper-4. Lausanne: FORS.

2014

Schmidt-Botkin, C., & Borrat-Besson, C. 2014. Demographische Alterung und Altersvorsorge: Das Beispiel der Schweiz. In A. Amann & F. Kolland (Eds.), Das erzwungene Paradies des Alters? (pp. 51-69). Wiesbaden: Springer.

2013

Borrat-Besson C., Ryser V.-A., Wernli B. 2013. Transition between frailty states – A European comparison. In A. Börsch-Supan, M. Brandt, H. Litwin, G. Weber (Eds.), Active ageing and solidarity between generations in Europe – First results from SHARE after the economic crisis (pp. 175-186). Berlin: De Gruyter.

2008

Schulz P., Nakamoto K., Hartung U., Faustinelli C. 2008. The death of Rosmarie Voser: The not-so-harmful consequences of a fatal medical error. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 20(3) 386-397.

Faustinelli, C., & Ehmig S. 2008. Erkenntnisnutzung aus Analysen von Evaluationsberichten anderer Bevölkerungskampagnen. Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz: Bern und Lausanne, Università della Svizzera italiana: Lugano.

Faustinelli, C. 2008. Compétence en matière de santé dans le domaine du stress et de la santé psychique – Concept cadre, avec prise en considération particulière du contexte des entreprises et des personnes âgées. Promotion Santé Suisse: Berne et Lausanne, et Università della Svizzera italiana: Lugano.

2007

Schulz, P.J., Hartung, U., Faustinelli, C., Keller, S. 2007. Ernährung, Körperbewegung und Körpergewicht – Einstellungen und Wahrnehmungen der Schweizer Bevölkerung: Zusammenfassung der Ergebnisse einer Befragung (Nullmessung) vor Beginn einer Kampagne der Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz. Lugano.