2011

The Individual and the Welfare State

Life Histories in Europe

ISBN: 978-3-642-17471-1 (Print) 978-3-642-17472-8 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Employment and Health at 50+: An Introduction to a Life History Approach to European Welfare State Interventions

  3. Income, Housing, and Wealth

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      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-29

      Explaining Persistent Poverty in SHARE: Does the Past Play a Role?

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      Pages 31-43

      Childhood, Schooling and Income Inequality

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      Pages 45-57

      Human Capital Accumulation and Investment Behaviour

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      Pages 59-66

      The Impact of Childhood Health and Cognition on Portfolio Choice

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      Pages 67-80

      Nest Leaving in Europe

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      Pages 81-92

      Homeownership in Old Age at the Crossroad Between Personal and National Histories

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      Pages 93-101

      Does Downsizing of Housing Equity Alleviate Financial Distress in Old Age?

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      Pages 103-114

      Separation: Consequences for Wealth in Later Life

  4. Work and Retirement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-124

      Early and Later Life Experiences of Unemployment Under Different Welfare Regimes

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      Pages 125-135

      Labour Mobility and Retirement

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      Pages 137-149

      Atypical Work Patterns of Women in Europe: What Can We Learn From SHARELIFE?

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      Pages 151-159

      Maternity and Labour Market Outcome: Short and Long Term Effects

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      Pages 161-167

      Reproductive History and Retirement: Gender Differences and Variations Across Welfare States

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      Pages 169-177

      Quality of Work, Health and Early Retirement: European Comparisons

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      Pages 179-188

      Working Conditions in Mid‐life and Participation in Voluntary Work After Labour Market Exit

  5. Health and Health Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-201

      Scar or Blemish? Investigating the Long-Term Impact of Involuntary Job Loss on Health

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      Pages 203-213

      Life-Course Health and Labour Market Exit in 13 European Countries: Results From SHARELIFE

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      Pages 215-224

      Work Disability and Health Over the Life Course

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      Pages 225-231

      Health Insurance Coverage and Adverse Selection

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