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Studies

Ponomarenko (2019): study ZZ EU 12 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Ponomarenko, V.
Title:
Increases in Wellbeing in the Transition to Retirement for the Unemployed: Catching up with Formerly Employed Persons
Source:
Ageing and Society, 2019, Vol. 39, 254 - 276

Investigation

Public:
50-70 aged, 12 European countries, followed 5 years into retirement, 2006/07-2011/12
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Selection from general population sample
Respondents:
N = 2163
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:
11

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employment status Full-time home maker
Unfit for work
Unemployed involuntary
Employed
Retirement Current status: retired or not
Got pension
Chronic conditions Number of somatic complaints Household wealth Change in possessions
Total wealth
Household income Change in income
Net household income
Living with partner Recent dissolution of marriage
Living with spouse
Gender Sexe: male (vs female) Education Level of school-education Employment status at T1 Earlier unemployment
Full-time home maker
Unfit for work
Earlier employment