Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, 6(10), 2676-2695; doi:10.3390/ijerph6102676
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Health and Retirement in Europe

Received: 27 August 2009; Accepted: 12 October 2009 / Published: 20 October 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Health Economics)
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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.

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Hagan R, Jones AM, Rice N. Health and Retirement in Europe. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2009; 6(10):2676-2695.

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Hagan, Ronald; Jones, Andrew M.; Rice, Nigel. 2009. "Health and Retirement in Europe." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 6, no. 10: 2676-2695.

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