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Retirement concerns and planning of cooperative members: A study in the Dutch healthcare sector

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  • George APOSTOLAKIS

    () (Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Department of Economics, University of Crete)

  • Gert VAN DIJK

    (Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands; TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands; Centre for Entrepreneurship, Governance & Stewardship, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Breukelen, The Netherlands.)

Abstract

Retirement planning is a key component in achieving retirement goals and fulfilling retirement expectations. Although several socio-economic and psychological factors associated with retirement planning have been reported in the literature, little is known about the influence that specific retirement-related issues have on retirement planning. In this paper, we examine the influence of five retirement concerns – the individual’s financial situation, living situation, care provision, health condition, and loneliness – on retirement planning. Our dataset is derived from a 2010 web-based survey in the care and wellbeing sector in the Netherlands.

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  • George APOSTOLAKIS & Gert VAN DIJK, 2018. "Retirement concerns and planning of cooperative members: A study in the Dutch healthcare sector," CIRIEC Working Papers 1803, CIRIEC - Université de Liège.
  • Handle: RePEc:crc:wpaper:1803
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    Keywords

    healthcare; retirement planning; uncertainty;

    JEL classification:

    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
    • J26 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Retirement; Retirement Policies

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