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Montizaan (2010): study NL 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Montizaan, R.M.
Title:
Pension Rights, Human Capital Development and Well-Being.
Source:
Thesis, Maastricht University, 2010, Maastricht, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Male public sector workers, close to pre-retirement, age, facing change in pension rights, Netherlands, 2008-2009
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
No sample: full population
Respondents:
N = 5195
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web
received a survey link by email

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole at present?
0 totally unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 extremely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cg
Author's label:
Well-being
Remarks:
T1 (2008): M=7.66, SD=1.26
T2 (2009): M=7.82, SD=1.18
Page in publication:
94
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.75 -
SD:
- -

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Shock in pension rights Pensions in nation
Socio-economic treatment
Change pensions in nation
Expected/Unexpexted life change
Year of measurement Ageing
Trend average happiness in age groups
Marital status Married state (compared to non-married states) Yearly wage Income from paid work
Pay for work
Years contributed to pension Private pensions Contractual working hours Work hours Closeness to shock in pension rights Major financial change
Socio-economic treatment
Luck, good/bad
Number of doctor visits Therapy seeking