Retiring to the good life? The short-term effects of retirement on health
AbstractWe estimate the impact of retirement on three subjective and two objective measures of health using a regression discontinuity design. The results indicate that retirement increases an individual's sense of well-being and their mental health, but not necessarily their physical health. Specification tests suggest that the results are robust.
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Volume (Year): 103 (2009)
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