SHARE – Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - Wave 4

SND-ID: EXT 0150

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

Description

Alternative title

SHARE Wave 4

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

SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe - is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database. It provides micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of thousands individuals aged 50 or over and their (younger) partners.

Copyright © Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) 2012

When using data from this dataset, please cite the dataset as follows:
Börsch-Supan, A. (2019). Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) Wave 4. Release version: 7.0.0. SHARE-ERIC. Data set. DOI: 10.6103/SHARE.w4.700

Please also cite the following publications in addition to the SHARE acknowledgement:
- Börsch-Supan A., M. Brandt , H. Litwin and G. Weber (Eds). (2013). Active ageing and solidarity between generations in Europe: First results from SHARE after the economic crisis. Berlin: De Gruyter.
- Malter, F., Börsch-Supan, A.(Eds.) (2013). SHARE Wave 4: Innovations & Methodology. Munich: MEA, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy.
- Börsch-Supan, A., Brandt, M., Hunkler, C., Kneip, T.

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

SHARE ERIC

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: European Union

Funding 3

  • Funding agency: US National Institute on Aging
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2010–2012

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, Slovenia, Spain, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Austria

Geographic description: 16 European countries

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

Citation requirement

This paper uses data from SHARE wave 4 release 1.1.1, as of March 28th 2013(DOI: 10.6103/SHARE.w4.111). The SHARE data collection has been primarily funded by the European Commission through the 5th Framework Programme (project QLK6-CT-2001-00360 in the thematic programme Quality of Life), through the 6th Framework Programme (projects SHARE-I3, RII-CT-2006-062193, COMPARE, CIT5- CT-2005-028857, and SHARELIFE, CIT4-CT-2006-028812) and through the 7th Framework Programme (SHARE-PREP, N° 211909, SHARE-LEAP, N° 227822 and SHARE M4, N° 261982). Additional funding from the U.S. National Institute on Aging (U01 AG09740-13S2, P01 AG005842, P01 AG08291, P30 AG12815, R21 AG025169, Y1-AG-4553-01, IAG BSR06-11 and OGHA 04-064) and the German Ministry of Education and Research as well as from various national sources is gratefully acknowledged (see www.share-project.org for a full list of funding institutions).

Börsch-Supan A., M. Brandt , H. Litwin and G. Weber (Eds). (2013). Active ageing and solidarity between generations in Europe: First results from SHARE after the economic crisis. Berlin: De Gruyter

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Contact for questions about the data

Published: 2015-05-15
Last updated: 2020-09-23