What drives the subjective feeling of well-being in old age?

Empirical analysis and comparison of different measures to improve subjective well-being

  • Life satisfaction
  • Look back on life with happiness
  • Meaningful life

Development of testable hypotheses for evaluation of experience and circumstances at different measures of subjective well-being (SWB)

Influence of present circumstances vs. past events

Data basis:
SHARE: Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, http://www.share-project.org/data-access.html
(data can be either be accessed individually or delivered for this assignment only)

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