Health and Labor Force Participation of the Elderly in Europe : What do Objective Health Measures Add to the Analysis?

Research, Preprint OPEN
Kalwij, A.S.; Vermeulen, F.M.P.;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Econometrics
  • Subject: labour force participation | self-reported health | I10 - General | retirement | SHARE;labour force participation;self-reported health;objective health;retirement | objective health | J22 - Time Allocation and Labor Supply | SHARE | SHARE; labour force participation; self-reported health; objective health; retirement | J26 - Retirement ; Retirement Policies
    • jel: jel:I10 | jel:J22 | jel:J26

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).We examine the value added of objective health variables in relation... View more