Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125327
Authors: 
Graham, Carol
Year of Publication: 
2014
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2014 [Issue:] 107
Abstract: 
Flexible work time and retirement options are a potential solution for the challenges of unemployment, aging populations, and unsustainable pensions systems around the world. Voluntary part-time workers in Europe and the US are happier, experience less stress and anger, and are more satisfied with their jobs than other employees. Late-life workers, meanwhile, have higher levels of well-being than retirees. The feasibility of a policy that is based on more flexible work arrangements will vary across economies and sectors, but the ongoing debate about these multi-tiered challenges should at least consider such arrangements.
Subjects: 
subjective well-being
job satisfaction
late-life work
JEL: 
D03
H55
I1
J31
J14
J24
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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