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Examining Bridge Employment From a Self-employment Perspective : Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study (2017)


von Bonsdorff, M., Zhan, Y., Song, Y., & Wang, M. (2017). Examining Bridge Employment From a Self-employment Perspective : Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study. Work, Aging and Retirement, 3(3), 298-312. https://doi.org/10.1093/workar/wax012


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Julkaisun kaikki tekijät tai toimittajat: von Bonsdorff, Monika; Zhan, Yujie; Song, Yifan; Wang, Mo

Lehti tai sarja: Work, Aging and Retirement

ISSN: 2054-4642

eISSN: 2054-4650

Julkaisuvuosi: 2017

Volyymi: 3

Lehden numero: 3

Artikkelin sivunumerot: 298-312

Kustantaja: Oxford University Press

Kustannuspaikka: Oxford

Julkaisumaa: Britannia

Julkaisun kieli: englanti

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/workar/wax012

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Julkaisu on rinnakkaistallennettu (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/54812


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This study examines bridge employment decision-making from a self-employment perspective using 3 prominent retirement theories, the life course perspective, continuity theory and role theory. Focusing on self-employment extends the current theoretical understanding of bridge employment and offers interesting implications for retirement policy-making. Specifically, using longitudinal data from the Health and Retirement Study (n = 2,080), we conducted multinomial regression analysis to examine who were more/less likely to fully retire, enter bridge employment in the wage-and-salary form, or enter bridge employment in the self-employment form. Furthermore, we examined the role of pre-retirement self-employment status, to provide us with more information on the very much understudied retirement process of entrepreneurs and self-employed workforce. Our findings indicated that self-employment can be considered as an independent form of bridge employment, apart from bridge employment in wage-and-salary jobs. Furthermore, the decision to enter different forms of bridge employment, including self-employment, may stem from a variety of antecedents. Practical implications of this study are also discussed.


YSO-asiasanat: työllisyys; eläkkeelle siirtyminen; empiirinen tutkimus

Vapaat asiasanat: self-employment; bridge employment


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Raportointivuosi: 2017

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