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Health and Retirement in Europe
School of Women‘s and Infants‘ Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6008, Western Australia
Department of Economics and Related Studies, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
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Received: 27 August 2009; Accepted: 12 October 2009 / Published: 20 October 2009
Abstract: We use discrete-time hazard models with internationally comparable data from the full eight waves of the European Community Household Panel (ECHP) to study the relationship between retirement and health in nine European countries. Our results provide new evidence of the relationship of health shocks to early retirement. The pattern of results across countries reflects international differences in the incentives created by social security systems.
Keywords: retirement; health; ECHP; discrete time hazard models
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Hagan, R.; Jones, A.M.; Rice, N. Health and Retirement in Europe. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, 6, 2676-2695.
Hagan R, Jones AM, Rice N. Health and Retirement in Europe. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2009; 6(10):2676-2695.
Hagan, Ronald; Jones, Andrew M.; Rice, Nigel. 2009. "Health and Retirement in Europe." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 6, no. 10: 2676-2695.