Misery loves company: Exogenous shocks in retirement expectations and social comparison effects on subjective well-being

This study investigates the effects of social comparisons accompanying a substantial reform of the Dutch pension system on the job satisfaction of workers who are close to retirement. The reform implies that public sector workers born on January 1, 1950, or later face a substantial reduction in thei...

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Main Author: Montizaan, Raymond
Vendrik, Maarten C. M
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: METEOR, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics 01.01.2012
Data of publication: 2012-01-01
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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