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How does women’s life satisfaction respond to retirement? A two-stage analysis

Rong Zhu and Xiaobo He ()

Economics Letters, 2015, vol. 137, issue C, 118-122

Abstract: We quantify the adjustment of women’s life satisfaction to retirement as a two-stage process. The transition to retirement leads to an immediate increase in women’s life satisfaction. After becoming retired, their life satisfaction declines with the duration of retirement.

Keywords: Retirement; Life satisfaction; Pension age eligibility (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I31 J26 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.11.002

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