SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Wave 7

SND-ID: 2020-105

This study is part of the collection SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

SHARE Wave 7

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Axel Börsch-Supan - Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

Description

The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), is a longitudinal micro-data infrastructure created in response to a communication by the European Commission (2000) to the Council and the European Parliament, which identified population ageing and its social and economic challenges to growth and prosperity to be among the most pressing challenges of the 21st century in Europe. SHARE has also become one of the most prestigious social science infrastructures and was in 2011 the first to be appointed a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) by the European Council.The overarching objective of SHARE is to better understand the interactions between bio-medical factors, the socio-economic environment and policy interventions in the ageing European populations. SHARE aims to achieve this objective by providing a research infrastructure for fundamental science as well as a tool for policy evaluation and design. Initiated in 2002, SHARE is scheduled to launch, all in all, 10 data collection waves. At present eight waves have been fulfilled and seven waves are available to the

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Language

English

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

SHARE ERIC

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: US National Institute on Aging

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Funding 3

  • Funding agency: Swedish research council

Funding 4

  • Funding agency: European Union
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Ethics Review

Umeå - Ref. 2016/319-32

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 50 years or over and their (younger) partners having their regular domicile in the respective SHARE country

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2017–2017

Publications

Börsch-Supan, A. (2019). Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) Wave 7. Release version: 7.1.0. SHARE-ERIC. Data set. DOI: 10.6103/SHARE.w7.710
DOI: https://doi.org/10.6103/SHARE.w7.710

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Dataset
SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Wave 7

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Axel Börsch-Supan - Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)

Time period(s) investigated

2017–2017

Contact for questions about the data

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Published: 2020-09-22
Last updated: 2020-09-23