Motegi, Hiroyuki and Nishimura, Yoshinori and Oikawa, Masato (2017): Examining the Changes in Health Investment Behavior After Retirement: A Harmonized Analysis.
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This study examines the effects of retirement on health investment behaviors. We conduct a large-scale international comparison of the change in health investment behaviors after retirement among 9 developed countries, using harmonized datasets. We find that the changes in some of health investment behaviors (e.g., Exercise) are improved in most of the countries. With respect to exercise, the change in the opportunity cost to exercise after retirement is a possible reason to explain this improvement.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Examining the Changes in Health Investment Behavior After Retirement: A Harmonized Analysis|
|Keywords:||retirement, health investment behaviors, global aging data|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Behavior
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J26 - Retirement ; Retirement Policies
|Depositing User:||Mr. Yoshinori Nishimura|
|Date Deposited:||20 Mar 2017 16:24|
|Last Modified:||20 Mar 2017 16:25|
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