Sick of retirement?

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Sick of retirement? / Nielsen, Nick Fabrin.

I: Journal of Health Economics, Bind 65, 05.2019, s. 133-152.

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Nielsen, NF 2019, 'Sick of retirement?', Journal of Health Economics, bind 65, s. 133-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2019.03.008

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Nielsen, N. F. (2019). Sick of retirement? Journal of Health Economics, 65, 133-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2019.03.008

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Nielsen NF. Sick of retirement? Journal of Health Economics. 2019 maj;65:133-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2019.03.008

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Nielsen, Nick Fabrin. / Sick of retirement?. I: Journal of Health Economics. 2019 ; Bind 65. s. 133-152.

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abstract = "This paper examines the causal effect of retirement on health and healthcare utilization using two identification strategies on Danish full population data. First, I use a reform of the statutory retirement age in an IV design. Second, I use a large discontinuity in retirement take-up at the earliest age of retirement (60) in a regression discontinuity design. The results show that early retirement leads to decreases in GP visits and hospitalizations of 8–10{\%} in the short run. The reduction in GP visits is driven by a drop in female GP utilization, while both genders contribute equally to the decline in hospitalizations. Early retirement has no effect on health measured by comorbidities or mortality. Statutory retirement has no effect on health or healthcare utilization. The results suggest that gender, age at retirement and complier composition are important sources of heterogeneity.",
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