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Correlational findings

Study Dingemans & Henkens (2015): study NL 2001

Public
50+ aged, Netherlands, followed before and after retirement, 2001-2011
Survey name
NL-NIDI work and retirement panel
Sample
Respondents
N = 4419
Non Response
Assessment
Questionnaire: paper
T1: 2001, T2: 2006/7, T3: 2011

Correlate

Authors's Label
Personal monthly income
Our Classification
Remarks
The personal monthly income was standardized.
Distribution
T1: 3098, T2: 2026, T3: 2038
Operationalization
Selfreport on their personal monthly net income(euros).
1: <1000
2: 1000-1500
3: 1500-2000
4: 2000-2500
5: 2500-3000
6: 3000-3500
7: >=3500

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-CO-u-mq-v-5-b b-fix = +.02 ns T1-T3 CHANGE happiness by T1-T3 CHANGE personal monthly income

b-fix controlled for T1-T3 CHANGE in:
- age
- living with partner
- health problems
- perceived self-efficacy
- combined effects on retirement decision and bridge employment

Happiness assessed at
T1: 2001
T2: 2006/7
T3: 2011
Most repondents retired in this period