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Correlational findings

Study Cho & Lee (2014): study SZ 2000

Public:
50+ aged wage workers,Switzerland, followed 8 years, 2000-2007
Survey name:
CH-SHP pooled waves
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 820
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's Label
Type of retirement process
Our Classification
Distribution
N=A=121, B=130, C=569
Operationalization
Change over 8 years
A. Complete retirement: directly retired from full-time employment to full retirement
B. Hopping type of post-retirement: employees who take smaller jobs with periods of unemployment in between
C. Continuity type of post-retirement: employees constantly reside in the labor market by reducing the hours of work

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h OLRCs = -.06 ns hopping type    (vs complete retirement) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h ORO = 0.94 ns O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h OLRCs = +.09 ns continuity type (vs complete retirement) O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h ORO = 1.10 ns OLRCs and ORO controlled for
- gender
- age
- level of education
- living with spouse
- type of occupation
- health status
- family income
- type of retirement process
- public pension