“Personal network” and retirement: Is retirement bad for friendship and good for family relationships?

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Anne Laferrere;
(2014)
  • Subject: Retirement; Personal Network; Social Network; Instrumental Variables
    • jel: jel:J26 | jel:D19 | jel:D69 | jel:C26

What shapes the size of a personal network of family and friends? We concentrates here on the effect of retirement from the work force. Retirement provides time to develop personal relationships; but it deprives from a potential supply of colleague friends. We draw evid... View more
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