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Aging in Europe: what can we learn from the Europanel?



T Boeri, Axel Borsch-Supan, A Brugiavini, Richard Disney, Arie Kapteyn, and Franco Peracchi

Publication date

01 Apr 2001


This paper describes what the Europanel can tell us on a broad set of issues surrounding the elderly. The Europanel is an annual longitudinal survey carried out at the level of the European Union with a common questionnaire and similar sampling procedures. We focus on health status, labor market activity, in particular labor force participation and exit rates into retirement, income, housing and durables.


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