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SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Copyright: SHARE Project.

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SHARE Project

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SHARE Project

Title, Section

SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Copyright: SHARE Project.

Publisher

SHARE Project, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA), Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy

Place of Publication

Munich, Germany

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online

Abstract

Data collected include health variables (e.g. self-reported health, health conditions, physical and cognitive functioning, health behaviour, use of health care facilities), bio-markers (e.g. grip strength, body-mass index, peak flow), psychological variables (e.g. psychological health, well-being, life satisfaction), economic variables (current work activity, job characteristics, opportunities to work past retirement age, sources and composition of current income, wealth and consumption, housing, education), and social support variables (e.g. assistance within families, transfers of income and assets, social networks, volunteer activities).

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