SHARE Research Findings
More than two new publications based on SHARE data are published every week. Please find here selected summaries of SHARE based research from all over the world:
New SHARE study explores the effects of voluntary work on life satisfaction in midlife and old age
SHARE data helps understand the impact of depressive symptoms on the exit from the active workforce
New SHARE-based study highlights the positive impact of vigorous activities on health
New SHARE-based study explores how providing informal care affects employment
New SHARE-based study explores the impact of switching to a less-demanding job in older age
New SHARE-based study examines whether growing up in disadvantageous socioeconomic conditions affects lung function in later life
SHARE-based studies investigate the impact of early-life socio-economic circumstances
New SHARE-study explores the impact of the number of children and timing of the first child’s birth
New SHARE-based study explores the relationship between education and health in the U.S., the U.K., the Netherlands and Sweden
New study with SHARE date explores the impact of educational inequalities on cognition in old age
New SHARE-based study explores the drivers of Internet use among Europeans aged 50+
New SHARE-based study is among the first to explore gender differences in happy life expectancy
Disability insurance benefits positively influence recipients’ health and well-being
New SHARE-based study explores if subsidising long-term care could reduce hospital admissions
New study with SHARE data explores how country-specific health factors influence one’s subjective health
SHARE-based study provides findings about the associations between childhood parental mental health difficulties and depressive symptoms in late adulthood.
New study explores the link between having grandchildren and life satisfaction with the help of SHARE data.
“Gain a child, lose a tooth”?
A new SHARE-based study finds causal evidence for the proverb.
Providing care to a parent can have a negative impact on the mental health of the adult child, finds new SHARE-based study.
New SHARE-based study shows that a better understanding of one’s expected pension contributes to financial security in old age.
SHARE-based study examines how having control over the care situation affects one’s well-being.
Pension reforms in Europe have raised the realized retirement age, shows new SHARE study.
New study with SHARE data compares the health effects of different immigration policies in Europe and Israel
Severe macroeconomic shocks experienced during one’s working life might have detrimental long-term effects on health, finds a SHARE-based study.
SHARE-based study shows how retiring may lead to a decline of cognitive functions.
Recent study based on SHARE data examines potential links between childhood socioeconomic circumstances and dental health in later life.
New study based on SHARE data finds that different types of social relations have different (positive) effects on self-perceived health.
SHARE-based study finds that long-term care in Europe is driven by altruism or family norms, depending on the region.
The benefits of having children for one’s quality of life highly depend on financial circumstances, according to a new study based on SHARE data.
New SHARE-based study analyses the diverse effects of retirement on individuals’ lifestyles.
Cognitive abilities of women after midlife may be affected by the gender-role attitudes in their countries of residence, indicates this new study based on SHARE data.
The risk of being lonely varies according to the elderly individual’s level of wealth, finds a new study.
SHARE-based study shows that co-residing with adult children may result in reduced levels of depressive symptoms.
SHARE-based shows how caring for elder parents may impair women’s mental health.
Can retirement lead to better mental health?
New study on the effects of retiring during the economic crisis in Europe.
Life History and the Risk of Death
New study discusses how an individual's past influences their risk of an untimely death.
The long-term effect of childhood circumstances
SHARE-based study shows how children’s living-conditions influence health in old age.
The "grandparent effect" on education
Well-being of older migrants in Europe
Working beyond pension age?
Little exercise is better than none
Preventing chronic diseases through minor physical activity more effective than previously assumed.
What makes the perfect grandparent?
Study about partnership status and gender of grandparents in Europe.
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Fight cognitive decline with Sudoku
Study shows how leisure activity can help to train your memory.
The taller, the happier?
International study analyses the link between body height and well-being among people 50+
Working under stressful conditions causes depressions in the long run
Researchers argue that health consequences of work stress should be analysed in a life-course perspective.