New release of the SHARE Job Episodes Panel


The job episodes panel is a generated dataset that rearranges information taken from waves 1 to 3 of SHARE in order to create a ready-to-use “long panel”.

The second release contains details about the labour market status and job characteristics as well as country of residence, family composition and pension entitelments of each SHARELIFE respondents throughout her/his life, to the details.

This dataset is based on release 2.5.0 of waves 1 and 2 and release 1 of wave 3. Consistency with other releases cannot be granted. A detailed description of the methodology and assumptions underlying the construction of the dataset is available in the SHARE working paper  11-2013: “Working life histories from SHARELIFE: a retrospective panel”, by Agar Brugiavini, Danilo Cavapozzi, Giacomo Pasini, and Elisabetta Trevisan, and on the SHARE working paper 18-2014: “Migration, family history and pension: the second release of the SHARE Job Episodes Panel”, by Liudmila Antonova, Luis Aranda, Giacomo Pasini, and Elisabetta Trevisan.