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Harmonization of cross-national studies of aging to the health and retirement study : user guide : wealth measures / ANGRISANI, Marco ; LEE, Jinkook.
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2011, 114 p.

http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/working_paper... (11-05-2012)
Collection : RAND Labor and Population working paper series ; WR-861/6
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Lieux géographiques
: Europe, England, Korea, Japan, China, India, United States, Ireland, Indonesia

Descriptors
:
Social conditions
Research on aging
Assessment methods
comparaison
Methodology

Mots-clés secondaires : health and retirement study (HRS) ; english longitudinal study of ageing (ELSA) ; survey on Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) ; korean longitudinal study of aging (KLoSA) ; japanese study on aging and retirement (JSTAR) ; chinese health and retirement longitudinal study (CHARLS) ; longitudinal aging study in India (LASI) ; indonesian family life survey (IFLS) ; irish longitudinal study on aging (TILDA)

Résumé :

This paper summarizes and compares measures of household and individual wealth in the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and its sister surveys from other countries: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), the Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging (KLoSA), the Japanese Study on Aging and Retirement (JSTAR), the Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS), The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging (TILDA), the Chinese Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS), and the Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI). The authors analyze and discuss the extent, to which these measures are comparable, the methodological differences in the way information was collected for these measures, and the implications for secondary data analysis. This paper is one in a series of similar papers, each comparing different domains (e.g., chronic medical conditions, cognition, expectations, transfers, and wealth) across these surveys with an aim to encourage rigorous, cross-national and international comparison research on aging populations.

Language : Anglais
Doc n° : 29596
NumRec : 6280303
 

       

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