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Authors Title / Source Year Atchley, R.C. Retirement: Leaving the World of Work.
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1982, Vol. 464, 120 - 131
Baker, E.K. Relationship of Retirement and Satisfaction with Life Events to Locus of Control.
Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1976, Madison, USA
Bell, B.D. Cognitive Dissonance and the Life Satisfaction of Older Adults.
Journal of Gerontology, 1974, Vol. 29, 564 - 571
Bell, B.D. The Limitations of Crisis Theory as an Explanatory Mechanism in Social Gerontology.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1975, Vol. 6, 153 - 168
Bell, B.D. Role Set Orientations and Life Satisfaction: A New Look at an Old Theory.
Gubrium,J.F. (Ed).: "Time, Roles and Self in Old Age", Human Sciences Press, 1976, New York, USA
Bell, B.D. Life Satisfaction and Occupational Retirement: Beyond the Impact Year.
The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1978/79, Vol. 9, 31 - 50
Bengtson, V.L. National and Occupational Differences in Patterns of Aging.
Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society, 1967, 43, USA
Bengtson, V.L.; Chiriboga, D.A.; Keller, A.B. Occupational Differences in Retirement: Patterns of Role Activity and Life Outlook among Chicago Teachers and Steelworkers.
Havighurst, R.J.;et al.; Eds.: "Adjustment to Retirement: A Cross-National Study", Van Gorcum, 1969, Assen, Netherlands, 53 - 70
Bigot, A. The Relevance of American Life Satisfaction Indices for Research on British Subjects Before and After Retirement.
Age and Ageing, 1974, Vol. 3, 113 - 121
Blank, A.M.; Ritchie, P.J.; Ryback, D. Lack of Satisfaction in Post Retirement Years.
Psychological Reports, 1983, Vol. 53, 1223 - 1226
Ekerdt, D.J.; Bossé, R.; Levkoff, S. An Empirical Test for Phases of Retirement: Findings from the Normative Aging Study.
Journal of Gerontology, 1985, Vol. 40, 95 - 101
Eteng, W.I.; Marshall, D.G. Retirement and Migration in the North Central States: Comparative Analysis of Life and Retirement Satisfaction.
Population Series Report, nr. 20, Department of Rural Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 1970, Madison, USA
Garber, D.L. Retired Soldiers in Second Careers: Self-Assessed Change, Reference Group Salience, and Psychological Well-Being.
Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Southern California, 1971, USA
George, L.K.; Maddox, G.L. Subjective Adaptation to Loss of the Work Role: A Longitudinal Study.
Journal of Gerontology, 1977, Vol. 32, 456 - 462
Goudy, W.J.; Keith, P.M.; Powers, E.A. The Work-Satisfaction, Retirement-Attitude Typology: Profile Examination.
Experimental Aging Research, 1975, Vol. 1, 267 - 279
Gregory, M.D. Occupational Behavior and Life Satisfaction among Retirees.
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1983, Vol. 37, 548 - 553
Harris, L. The Myth and Reality of Aging in America.
The National Council on the Aging, 1975, Washington DC, USA
Hatch, L.R.; Stull, D.E. Unraveling the Effects of Multiple Life Changes. A Reanalysis.
Research on Aging, 1986, Vol. 8, 505 - 514
Herzog, A.R.; Rodgers, W.L.; Woodworth, R.J. Subjective Well-Being among Different Age Groups.
Research Report I.S.R., University of Michigan, 1982, Ann Arbor, USA
Hill, E.A.; Dorfman, L.T. Reaction of Housewives to the Retirement of Their Husbands.
Family Relations, 1982, Vol. 31, 195 - 200
Huff-Fox, J. Effects of Retirement and Former Work life on Women's' Adaptation to Old Age.
Journal of Gerontology, 1977, Vol. 32, 196 - 202
Jackson, J.S.; Gibson, R.C. Work and Retirement among the Black Elderly.
Smith-Blau, Z.;Ed.: "Current Perpectives of Aging and the Life Cycle, Vol. 1", JAI Press, 1985, 193 - 222
Jaslow, P. Employment, Retirement and Morale among Older Women.
Journal of Gerontology, 1976, Vol. 31, 212 - 218
Keith, P.M. Work, Retirement and Well-Being among Unmarried Men and Women.
Gerontologist, 1985, Vol. 25, 410 - 416
Keith, P.M.; Schafer, R.B. Employment Status, Household Involvement, and Psychological Well-Being of Men and Women.
International Journal of Sociology of the Family, 1982, Vol. 12, 101 - 110
Kimmel, D.C.; Price, K.F.; Walker, J.W. Retirement Choice and Retirement Satisfaction.
Journal of Gerontology, 1978, Vol. 33, 575 - 585
Kitchings-Johnson, C.; Price-Bonham, S. Women and Retirement: A Study and Implications.
Family Relations, 1980, Vol. 29, 380 - 385
Knapp, M.R. Predicting the Dimensions of Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Gerontology, 1976, Vol. 31, 595 - 604
Maxwell, N.L. The Retirement Experience: Psychological and Financial Linkages to the Labor Market.
Social Science Quarterly, 1985, Vol. 66, 22 - 33
Moller, V. Quality of Life in Retirement: A Case Study of Zulu Return Migrants.
Social Indicators Research, 1988, Vol. 20, 621 - 658
O'Brien, G.E. Leisure Attributes and Retirement Satisfaction.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 1981, Vol. 66, 371- 384
Peretti, P.O.; Wilson, C. Voluntary and Involuntary Retirement of Aged Males and Their Effect on Emotional Satisfaction, Usefulness, Self-Image, Emotional Stability and Interpersonal Relationships.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1975, Vol. 6, 38 - 51
Pollman, A.W. Early Retirement: Relationship to Variation in Life Satisfaction.
The Gerontologist, 1971, Vol. 11, 43 - 47
Cutler-Riddick, C. Life Satisfaction for Older Female Homemakers, Retirees and Workers.
Research on Aging, 1985, Vol. 7, 383 - 393
Romsa, G.; Blenman, M.; Bondy, P. Modeling Retirees' Life Satisfaction Levels: The Role of Recreational, Life Cycle and Socio-Environmental Elements.
Journal of Leisure Research, 1985, Vol. 17, 29 - 39
Rosen, A.K. Work and General Well-Being of Older Women.
Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Maryland, 1982, USA
Simpson, I.H.; Back, K.W.; McKinney, J.C. Attributes of Work, Involvement in Society, and Self-Evaluation in Retirement. Continuity of Work and Retirement Activities and Self-Evaluation.
Simpson, I.H.;et al.;Eds.:"Social Aspects of Aging", Duke University Press, 1966, Durham, NC, USA, Chapter 3 & Chapter 6
Soumerai, S.B.; Avorn, J. Perceived Health, Life Satisfaction, and Activity in Urban Elderly: a Controlled Study of the Impact of Part-Time Work.
Journal of Gerontology, 1983, Vol. 38, 356 - 362
Stone, R.I. The Health Consequences of Retirement for Older Unmarried Woman.
Paper presented at the Conference of Society for the Study of Social Problems, 1985, USA
Streib, G.F. Morale of the Retired.
Social Problems, 1956, Vol. 3, 270 - 276
Thompson, G.B. Work versus Leisure Roles. Investigation of Morale among Employed and Retired Man.
Journal of Gerontology, 1973, Vol. 28, 339 - 344
Thompson, G.B. Adjustment in Retirement: A Causal Interpretation of Factors Influencing the Morale of Retired Men.
PhD Dissertation, Brandeis University, 1972, USA
Thompson, W.E.; Kosa, J.; Streib, G.F. The Effect of Retirement on Personal Adjustment: A Panel Analysis.
Journal of Gerontology, 1960, Vol. 15, 165 - 169
Thurnher, M. Goals, Values, and Life Evaluations at The Pre-Retirement Stage.
Journal of Gerontology, 1974, Vol. 29, 85 - 96
Wartenberg, H.; Ulbrich, P. Women's Timing of Retirement and Life Satisfaction in Dual Career Families.
Paper Presented at the Conference of International Sociological Association, 1986, New Delhi, India
Wexley, K.N.; McLaughlin, J.L.; Sterns, H.L. A Study of Perceived Need Fulfillment and Life Satisfaction Before and After Retirement.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1975, Vol. 7, 81 - 87
Witt, L.M. An Experiment in Socialization and Life Satisfaction of Retired Persons.
Dissertation, University Utah, 1971, USA
Burton, R.P.; Rakocy, A.; Ritter, C.; Rushing, B. Roles, Race and Subjective Well-being: A Longitudinal Analysis of Elderly Men.
Social Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 137 - 156
Lehr, U.M.; Dreher, G. Determinants of Attitudes towards Retirement.
Havighurst, R.J.;et al;Eds.: "Adjustment to Retirement: A Cross National Study", VanGorcum, 1969, Assen, Netherlands, 116 - 137
O'Brien, G.E. Locus of Control, Previous Occupation and Satisfaction with Retirement.
Australian Journal of Psychology, 1981, Vol. 33, 305 - 318
Palmore, E.B.; Cleveland, W.P.; Nowlin, J.B.; Ramm, D.; Siegler, I.C. Stress and Adaption in Later Life.
Journal of Gerontology, 1979, Vol. 34, 841 - 851
Neuhs, H.P. Retirement Self-Efficacy: The Effect of Socioeconomic Status, Life Satisfaction, Health and Readiness for Retirement.
Journal of the New York State Nurses Association, 1990, Vol. 21, 15 - 20
Richardson, V.; Kilty, K.M. Adjustment to Retirement: Continuity vs. Discontinuity.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1991, Vol. 33, 151 - 169
Skrabanek, R.L. Adjustment of Former University Faculty Members to Retirement.
Proceedings of the Southwestern Sociological Association, 1969, Vol. 19, 65 - 69
Easterlin, R.A. Happiness of Women and Men in Later Life: Nature, Determinants and Prospects.
Paper, 2002, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Dillard, J. Life Satisfaction of Nearly Retired and Retired Workers.
Journal of Employment Counseling, 1982, Vol. 19, 131 - 134
DeGroof, S.; Elchardus, M. Blijvende Effecten van de Loopbaan en de Post-Actieve Levensfase op het Persoonlijk en Fysiek Welzijn op Latente Leeftijd. (Enduring Effects on Personal and Psycical Well-Being of Career and Post-Active Life).
Mens en Maatschappij, 2004, Vol. 4, 367 - 388
DeGroof, S.; Elchardus, M. Onderzoek naar de Effecten van Langdurige Pensionering. Deelrapport 1: Welzijn. (Investigation to the Effects of Long-Term Retirement. Section 1: Welfare).
Free University Brussels, Research Group TOR, Report 2003/13, Brussels, Belgium
Charles, K.K. Is Retirement Depressing?: Labor Force Inactivity and Psychological Well-Being in Later Life.
Working Paper 9033, 2002, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, USA
Börsch-Supan, A.; Jürgens, G. Early Retirement, Social Security and Well-Being in Germany.
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Working Paper 12303., 2006, USA
Calasanti, T.M. Gender and Life Satisfaction in Retirement: An Assessment of the Male Model.
Journal of Gerontology, 1996, Vol. 51b, 18 - 29
Gall, T.L.; Evans, D.R.; Howard, J. The Retirement Adjustment Process: Changes in the Well-Being of Male Retirees across Time.
Journal of Gerontology, 1997, Vol.52b, 110 - 117
Beck, S.H. Adjustment to and Satisfaction with Retirement.
Journal of Gerontology, 1982, Vol. 37, 616 - 624
Habich, R.; Noll, H.H. Soziale Schichtung und Soziale Lagen. (Social Stratification and Social Situations).
Stattistisches Bundesamt;Ed.: ''Datenreport 2006'', Bundeszentrale für politisches Bildung, 2006, Bonn, Germany, 585 - 596
Moen, P.; Agarwal, M.; Erickson, W.A.; Fields, V. The Cornell Retirement and Well-Being Study.
Paper, Bronfenbrenner Life Course Center, Cornell University, 2000, New York, USA.
Calvo, E.; Haverstick, K.; Sass, S. What Makes Retirees Happier: A Gradual or 'Cold Turkey' Retirement?
MPRA Paper No. 5607, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2007, USA
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Retirement.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report R3, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Moller, V. Quality of Life in Retirement: A Survey Evaluation of Return Migration tot Kwazulu.
Monograph No. 10, Center for Applied Social Sciences, 1985, University of Napal, Durban, South Africa
Pinquart, M.; Schindler, I. Changes of Life Satisfaction in the Transition to Retirement: A Latent-Class Approach.
Psychology and Ageing, 2007, Vol. 22, 442 - 455
Mutran, E.; Reitzes, D.C. Retirement, Identity and Well-Being: Realignment of Role Relationships.
Journal of Gerontology, 1981, Vol. 36, 733 - 740
Calvo, E.; Haverstick, K.; Sass, S. Gradual Retirement, Sense of Control, and Retirees' Happiness.
Research on Aging, 2009, Vol.31, 112 - 135
Wingen, M.; Arts, K.; DeJonge, T. De Invloed van Emotionele Gebeurtenissen op Geluk en Tevredenheid. (The Impact of Emotional Events on Happiness and Satisfaction with Life).
Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS), Serie Bevolkingstrends, 2012, The Hague, Netherlands
Bonsang, E.; Klein, B. Retirement and Subjective Well-Being.
IZA Discussion Paper no. 5536, 2011, Bonn, Germany
Burr, J.A.; Pushkar, D.; Santo, J.B. Affective Well-being in Retirement: the Influence of Values, Money, and Health across three Years.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2011, Vol. 12, 17 - 40
Kim, J.E.; Moen, P. Retirement Transitions, Gender, and psychological Well-being: a Life-Course, ecological Model.
Journal of Gerontology Psychological Sciences, 2002, Vol. 57B, 212 - 222
Hetschko, C.; Knabe, A.; Schöb, R. Changing Identity: Retiring from Unemployment.
Working Paper Series no 17/2011, Otto-von-Guericke University, Faculty of Economics and Management, 2011, Magdeburg, Germany
DeGrâce, G.R.; Joshi, P.; Pelletier, R. Conséquences Psychologiques de la retraite en Fonction du Sexe et du Niveau Occupationnel Antérieur. Psychological Consequences of Retirement on Sexual Functioning, and the Previous Occupational Level.
Canadian Journal on Aging, 1994, Vol.13, 149 - 168
Crowley, J.E. Longitudinal Effects of Retirement on Men's Well-Being and Health.
Journal of Business and Psychology, 1986, Vol. 1, 95 - 113
Austrom, M. G.; Damush, T.M.; Perkins, A. J. Predictors of Life Satisfaction in Retired Physicians and Spouses.
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2003, Vol. 38, 134 - 141
Burr, A.; Pushkar, D.; Santo, J.B. Affective Well-Being in Retirement: The Influence of Values, Money, and Health Across Three Years.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2011, Vol. 12 , 17 - 40
Stephan, Y.; Bilard, J.; Delignieres, D.; Ninot, G. Repercussion of Transition Out of Elite Sport on Subjective Well-Being: A One-Year Study.
Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 2003, Vol. 15, 354 - 371
Kim, S.; Feldman, D.C. Working in Retirement: The Antecedents of Bridge Employment and its Consequences for Quality of Life in Retirement.
Academy of Management Journal, 2000, Vol. 43, 1195 - 1210.
Seccombe, K.; Lee, G.R. Gender Differences in Retirement Satisfaction and its Antecedents.
Research on Aging, 1986, Vol. 8:, 426 - 440
Stull, D.E. A Dyadic Approach to Predicting Well-Being in Later Life.
Research on Aging, 1988, Vol.10, 81 - 101
Becchetti, L.; Giachin Ricca, E.; Pelloni, A. The Relationship Between Social Leisure and Life Satisfaction: Causality and Policy Implications.
Social Indicators Research, 2012, Vol. 108, 453 - 490
Horner, E.M. Subjective Well-Being and Retirement: Analysis and Policy Recommendations.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 125 - 144
Ritter, M.A.; Austrom, M. G.; Zhou, H. Current Concepts Review: Retirement from Orthopaedic Surgery.
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1999, Vol. 81, 414 - 418
Virshub, B.; Coombs, R.H. Physicians' Adjustment to Retirement.
The Journal of Western Medicine, 1993, Vol. 158, 142 - 144
Fouquereau, E.; Fernandez, A.; Fonseca, A.M. Perceptions of and Satisfaction With Retirement: A Comparison of Six European Union Countries.
Psychology and Aging, 2005, Vol. 20, 524 - 528
Shapiro, E.; Roos, N.P. Retired and Employed Elderly Persons: Their Utilization of Health Care Services.
The Gerontologist, 1982, Vol. 22, 187 - 193
Beaman, A. The Role of Emotional Awareness, and Positive and Negative Social Support in Predicting Well-Being in Recent Retirees.
Thesis in the Department of Psychology, 2010 Concordia University, 1 - 112, Quebec, Canada
Braithwaite, V.A.; Bosly-Craft, R.; Gibson, A. An Exploratory Study of Poor Adjustment Styles Among Retirees.
Social. Science and Medicine 1986, Vol. 23, 493 - 499
DeVaus, D.; Kendig, H.L.; Wells, Y.D. Does Gradual Retirement have Better Outcomes than Abrupt Retirement? Results from an Australian Panel Study.
Ageing and Society, 2007. Vol. 27, 667 - 682
Fonseca, R.; Kapteyn, A.; Lee, J. Does Retirement Make you Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach.
Michigan Retirement Research Center, Working Paper, 2014, No. 310, 1 - 31 Michigan, USA
Burnay, N.; Kiss, P.; Malchaire, J. Sociability, Life Satisfaction, and Mental Health according to Age and (un)Employment Status.
International Congress Series, 2005, No.1280, 347 - 352
Grogan, L.; Summerfield, F. Government Transfers, Work and Occupational Identity: Evidence from the Russian Old-Age Pension.
Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, 2014, Working Paper No. 22_14, Rimini, Italy
Gorry, A.; Gorry, D.; Slavov, S.N. Does Retirement Improve Health and Life Satisfaction?
NBER Working paper, 2014, Nr. 21326, 1 - 31
Nikolova, M.; Graham, C. Employment, Late-life Work, Retirement, and Well-being in Europe and the United States.
IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2014, Vol. 5, 1 - 30
Wetzel, M.; Huxhold, O.; Tesch-Römer, C. Transition into Retirement Affects Life Satisfaction: Short- and Long-Term Development Depends on Last Labor Market Status and Education.
Social Indicator Research 2016, Vol. 125, 991-1009
Hetschko, C. On the Relationship of Unemployment and Well-being.
Inaugural-Dissertation, 2014, 1 - 119, University of Berlin, Germany
Cameron, M.P.; Koopman-Boyden, P.; Roskruge, M. Labour Force Participation, Human Capital and Wellbeing among Older New Zealanders.
UOW Working Paper, 2015, Nr.07, 1 - 19
Merz, J. Sind Rentner zufriedener? Eine Panelanalyse von Antizipations- und Adaptionseffekten (Are the retired happier? An analysis of effects of anticipation and adaptation0
Econstor Working Paper, 2015, No.99, 1 - 31
Thériault, J. Retirement as a Psychosocial Transition: Process of Adaption to Change.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1994, Vol. 38, 153 - 170
Hershey, D.A.; Henkens, K. Impact of Different Types of Retirement Transitions on Perceived Satisfaction with Life.
The Gerontologist, 2013, Vol. 54, 232 - 244
Wang, M.; Henkens, K.; Solinge Van, H. Retirement Adjustment: A Review of Theoretical and Empirical Advancements.
American Psychologist. Advance online publication, 2011, 1 - 12
Cho, J.; Lee, A. Life Satisfaction of the Aged in the Retirement Process: A Comparative Study of South Korea with Germany and Switzerland.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2014, Vol. 9, 179 - 195
Dingemans, E.; Henkens, K. Het Welbevinden van (vervroegd) Gepensioneerden: de Rol van onvrijwillig uittreden en het doorstarten in betaalde Arbeid.
Tijdschrift Gerontology Geriatrics, 2014, Vol. 45, 1 -10
Gonzalez-Herero, V.; Garcia-Martin, M.A. Personality, Activities, and Well-Being: A Study Based on Women in Late Adulthood
Journal of Women & Aging, 2012, Vol. 24, 152 - 168
Abolhassani, M.; Alessie, R. Subjective Well-Being Around Retirement
De Economist, 2013, Vol. 161, 349-366
Kesavayuth, D.; Rosenman, R.; Zikos, V. Retirement, personality, and well-being
Economic Inquiry, 2016, Vol. 54, 733-750
Sohier, L.; VanOotegem, L.; Verhofstadt, E. Well‑Being During the Transition from Work to Retirement
Journal of Happiness Studies, Vol. 22, 263-286
Stam,K.; Sieben,I.; Verbakel,E. Employment Status and Subjective Well-Being: The Role of the Social Norm to Work
Work, employment and society, 2016, Vol. 30, 309-333