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Correlational findings

Study Blekesaune & Hansen (2021): study NO 2007

Public:
40-85 aged, Norway, followed 10 years, 2007-2017
Survey name:
NO-NorLAG
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5207
Non Response:
Assessment:
Multiple assesment methods
Telephone interviews, post questionanaires and register data

Correlate

Authors's Label
Retired
Our Classification
Remarks
T1: 2007; T2: 2017 Under Norwegian pension system, pensioner can be in full employment. Nearly all individuals allowed to work till they were 70 years, and to take an old-age pension at 67 years.
Distribution
1: 17% (863/5207); 0: 83%
Related specification variables
Operationalization
Change source of income from wage to pension
1: yes
0: no

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-m b-fix = - T1-T2 CHANGE happiness by retirement between T1-T2
males:   b-fix= -.05(ns)   
females: b-fix= -.18(05)

b-fix controlled for T1:
- age(linear, squared, cubic)
- physical health
- time since retirement
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-m b-fix = + s b-fix additionally controlled for interation of retirement and Human values.
- males:   b-fix= +.64(05)   
- females: b-fix= +.95(01)
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-m b-fix = T1-T2 happiness CHANGE by Human values.

MALES with the values of self-enhacement and openness to change had significantly negative CHANGE on happiness before and after retirement.
FEMALES were not affected by retirement on assocation of happiness and four human values.

b-fix controlled for T1:
- age(linear, squared, cubic)
- physical health
- years after retirement
- years after retirement x human values
- retired x human values