Health as a predictor of early retirement before and after introduction of a flexible statutory pension age in Finland

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Leinonen, Taina; Laaksonen, Mikko; Chandola, Tarani; Martikainen, Pekka;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Social Science & Medicine,volume 158,pages149-157 (issn: 0277-9536)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.04.029
  • Subject: SOCIAL-SECURITY | DETERMINANTS | INVOLUNTARY RETIREMENT | IMPACT | PAID EMPLOYMENT | Health | SUBJECTIVE LIFE EXPECTANCY | INCREASE | Pension reform | OLDER WORKERS | Hospital admissions | 5141 Sociology | Health(social science) | Retirement decisions | DECISIONS | BEHAVIOR | Prescription medication | Finland
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Background: Little is known of how pension reforms affect the retirement decisions of people with different health statuses, although this is crucial for the understanding of the broader societal impact of pension policies and for future policy development. We assessed ... View more