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Employment and Pensions (EP)

EP005: CURRENT JOB SITUATION
GENERIC Israel (Hebrew) (IL_HW) english
Explanatory notes  
Categories changed in wave 2. Extended interviewer unstructions in wave 2. Additional Categories 6 and 7.
Text of the question  

Please look at card 21. In general, how would you describe your
current situation?


Interviewer instructions  

IWER: CODE ONLY ONE


Response categories  

1. Retired
2. Employed or self-employed (including working for family business)
3. Unemployed
4. Permanently sick or disabled
5. Homemaker
97. Other (specify)



EP064: MAIN REASON FOR EARLY RETIREMENT
GENERIC Israel (Hebrew) (IL_HW) english
Explanatory notes  
Categories 1 to 6 and 96 only.
Text of the question  
Please look at card 23.For which reasons did you retire?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY

Response categories  
1. Became eligible for public pension
2. Became eligible for private occupational pension
3. Became eligible for a private pension
4. Was offered an early retirement option/window (with special
incentives or bonus)
5. Made redundant (for example pre-retirement)
6. Own ill health
7. Ill health of relative or friend
8. To retire at same time as spouse or partner
9. To spend more time with family
10. To enjoy life