Labour Force Participation of the Elderly in Europe: The Importance of Being Healthy

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Kalwij, A.S.; Vermeulen, F.M.P.;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: labour force participation | SHARE; labour force participation; health; retirement | health | I10 - General | I10 | J22 | retirement | J26 | SHARE;labour force participation;health;retirement | J22 - Time Allocation and Labor Supply | SHARE | labour force participation [SHARE] | J26 - Retirement ; Retirement Policies
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In this paper we study labour force participation behaviour of individuals aged 50-64 in 11 European countries. The data are drawn from the new Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE). The empirical analysis shows that health is multi-dimensional, in t... View more
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