Job Quality and Employment of Older People in Europe
AbstractWe study the relationship between job quality and retirement using panel data for European countries (SHARE). While previous studies looked at the impact of bad working conditions on retirement intentions, we can use the panel dimension to study actual retirement as well as other pathways out of a job. As indicators for job quality we use three different approaches: overall job sat- isfaction, over- and undereducation for a particular job as well as effort-reward imbalance which measures the imbalance between a worker's effort and the re- wards he or she receives in turn.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria in its series Economics working papers with number 2011-08.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2011
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retirement; job quality; job satisfaction; educational mismatch; effort- reward imbalance; SHARE;
Other versions of this item:
- Rudolf Winter-Ebmer & Mario Schnalzenberger & Nicole Schneeweis & Martina Zweimüller, 2011. "Job Quality and Employment of Older People in Europe," NRN working papers 2011-05, The Austrian Center for Labor Economics and the Analysis of the Welfare State, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
- J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
- J18 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Public Policy
- J26 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Retirement; Retirement Policies
- J28 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Safety; Job Satisfaction; Related Public Policy
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGE-2011-07-27 (Economics of Ageing)
- NEP-ALL-2011-07-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-EUR-2011-07-27 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-LAB-2011-07-27 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-LMA-2011-07-27 (Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages)
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