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Studies

Sohier (2019): study ZZ EU 9 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Sohier, L.
Title:
Do Involuntary Longer Working Careers Reduce Well-being?
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2019, Vol.14, 171-196

Investigation

Public:
50-70 aged adults, 9 nations, followed 7 years, 2006-2013
Survey name:
SHARE
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 16667
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)
face-to-face and computer-aided personal interview

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
Remarks:
M= Austria:8.10, Belgium:7.80, Denmark:8.63,  France:7.41,Germany:7.75, Netherlands:8.05, Spain:7.74, Sweden:8.33, and Switzerland:8.43
Page in publication:
176
Observed distribution
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.76 7.76
SD:
1.58 1.58

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Retired Current status: retired or not
Time of retirement
Involuntary employed
Age square Current age (in years) Self-perceived health Change in physical health Number of daily limitations Change in physical health Financial situation Change in income sufficiency Net household income percentile Change in income level Partner's health Change health of spouse Survey time Past happiness ( 1 to 10 years ago) R square Summed effect of change in personal conditions Marital status Recent change in marital status Years since retirement Time since retirement Involuntary employed Wish to retire
Involuntary employed
Works involuntary
Working conditions Change in work-conditions