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Studies

Danzer & Danzer (2016): study UA 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Danzer, A.M.; Danzer, N.
Title:
Pension Generosity and Mental Wellbeing: The Effect of Eradicating Poverty at Old-Age.
Source:
Econstor Working Paper, 2016, No.145910, 1 - 33

Investigation

Public:
Elderly followed 5 years before and after reaching pension age, Ukraine, 2003-2007
Survey name:
UA-Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 4927
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

To what extend are you satisfied with your life in general at the present time?
1  not at all satisfied
2  less than satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  rather satisfied
5  fully satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-h
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Question not reported. Assumed same question as in Russian LMS.
Page in publication:
9

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding pension age Got pension pension reform Change social security in nation
Socio-economic treatment
Effect of pension reform
gender Sexe: male (vs female) age Age difference among elderly years of schooling Years schooling marriage status Married state (compared to non-married states) chronic disease income of household members Other household member's income personal income Personal income R square Income from pension
Summed societal + individual characteristics