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

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Kalwij, A.S. ; Vermeulen, F.M.P. (2006)
  • Publisher: Econometrics
  • Subject: SHARE;labour force participation;self-reported health;objective health;retirement | SHARE; labour force participation; self-reported health; objective health; retirement
    • 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
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