Reporting biases in self-assessed health

The new paper Reporting biases in self-assessed physical and cognitive health status of older Europeans explores which demographic characteristics substantially bias self-reported physical and cognitive health status of older Europeans. The analysis utilises micro-data for 19 European countries from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe to compare performance-tested outcomes of mobility and memory with their… Read More »

The rush hour of life

At age 30-49 people use considerably more time for work than for leisure. Additional to paid work, they have care responsilities for children and need to carry out the unpaid household work. We analyse how the “rush hour of life” differs between men and women in Austria, Italy and Slovenia. The results are summarized in a policy brief:… Read More »