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

Rong Zhu, Xiaobo He

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    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.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)118-122
    Number of pages5
    JournalEconomics Letters
    Volume137
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015

    Keywords

    • I31
    • J26
    • Life satisfaction
    • Pension age eligibility
    • Retirement

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