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Studies

Olivera & Ponomarenko (2017): study ZZ Europe 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Olivera, J.; Ponomarenko, V.
Title:
Pension Insecurity and Wellbeing in Europe
Source:
Journal of Social Policy, 2017, Vol. 46, 517 - 542

Investigation

Public:
50+ aged, not yet retired, 18 European Nations, 2006, 2011.
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Non-probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 15389
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life?
10 completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
524
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.82 7.82
SD:
1.58 1.58

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding gender Sexe: male (vs female) marital status Married vs all unmarried working Employed years of education Years schooling age Age difference among elderly chronic disease Number of health complaints
Self-perceived chronic illness
household income Equivalent household income pension insecurity Attitudes to social security
Security of income
Perceived chance of pension change
home ownership Ownership of current dwelling