EP. Employment and Pensions

EP. Employment and Pensions Module of SHARE 2015

Label Type Description
EP001 Question Now I would lik e to move on to the next topic. I am going to ask you some questions about your current employment situation.
EP005 Question Please look at card 7. In general, which of the following best describes your current employment situation?
EP329 Question In which year did you retire?
EP328 Question Do you remember in what month that was?
EP064 Question Please look at card 20.For which reasons did you retire?
EP337 Question Are you currently look ing for a job?
EP067 Question Would you tell us how you became unemployed? Was it
EP002 Question [We are interested in your work experiences since our last interview.] Did you do any paid work [since our last interview in /during the last four week s], either as anemployee or self-employed, even if this was only for a few hours?
EP006 Question Have you ever done any paid work ?
EP125 Question I'd lik e to k now about all of the work for pay that you may have done since [Month Last Interview Year] through the present. During that time,have you been work ing continuously?
EP141 Question Please look at card 21. Even though you have been working continuously since {FLLastInterviewMonthYear}, have you experienced any of the changes listed on this card?
EP127 Question From what month and year have you been [work ing/unemployed]?MONTH:YEAR:
EP128 Question From what month and year have you been [work ing/unemployed]?MONTH ^EP127_PeriodFromMonthYEAR
EP129 Question To what month and year have you been [work ing/unemployed]?MONTH:YEAR:
EP130 Question To what month and year have you been [work ing/unemployed]?MONTH: {EP129_PeriodToMonth}YEAR:
EP133 Question Were there other times since [Month Last Interview Year] when you have been [work ing for pay/unemployed]?
EP069 Question You said you are currently a homemak er, but you have done paid work in the past. Why did you stop work ing?
EP325 Question Were there any times since {FLLastInterviewMonthYear}, when you were unemployed?UNEMPLOYED
EP632 Question Now I'd like to know about the times since our last interview through the present in which you wereunemployed. INTRODUCTION WHEN UNEMPLOYED
EP633 Question When were you unemployed? Please give me all of your start and stop dates.INTRODUCTION DATES UNEMPLOYED
EP326 Question Since our last interview in [Month Last Interview Year], have you received any severance payment?
EP123 Question In what month and YEAR did you receive the severance pay?
EP008 Question The following questions are about your current main job.
EP009 Question In this job were you a private-sector employee, a public sector employee or self-employed?
EP010 Question In which year did you start this job?
EP616 Question What is this job called? Please give the exact name or title.NAME OR TITLE OF JOB
EP018 Question Please look at card 22. What kind of business, industry or services do you work in?
EP024 Question How many employees, if any, do you have in this job?
EP011 Question In this job, do you have a short-term or a permanent contract?
EP013 Question Including any paid or unpaid overtime, but not counting meal breaks, how many hours a week do you usually work in this job?
EP025 Question INTRODUCTION WORK SATISFACTION
EP026 Question All things considered I am satisfied with my job. Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?
EP027 Question My job is physically demanding. Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?
EP028 Question I am under constant time pressure due to a heavy work load. (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?)
EP029 Question I have very little freedom to decide how I do my work . (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?)
EP030 Question I have an opportunity to develop new sk ills. (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?)
EP031 Question I receive adequate support in difficult situations. (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?)
EP032 Question I receive the recognition I deserve for my work . (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?)
EP033 Question Considering all my efforts and achievements, my [salary is/earnings are/salary is] adequate. (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?)
EP034 Question My [job promotion prospects/prospects for job advancement/job promotion prospects] are poor. (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or stronglydisagree?)
EP035 Question My job security is poor. (Would you say you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree?)
EP036 Question [('Now we will not use card ' + piSHOWCARD_ID) + ' any longer.'] Think ing about your present job, would you lik e to retire as early as you can from this job?
EP037 Question Are you afraid that your health will limit your ability to work in this job before regular retirement?
EP007 Question So far we have talk ed about your main job. Do you currently have a second job besides your main job?
EP321 Question Including any paid or unpaid overtime, but not counting meal breaks, how many hours a week do you usually work in this job?
EP322 Question How many months a year are you normally work ing in this job (including paid holidays)?
EP048 Question We are now going to talk about the last job you had [before you retired/before you became unemployed].
EP050 Question In which year did your last job end?
EP649 Question How many years did you work in your last job?IWER: If more than one job, the question should refer to the one considered as main job by respondent. Include periods of unpaid leave. 1 for 6 months or more, 0 for less than 6 months. YEARS WORKING IN LAST JOB
EP051 Question In this job were you a private sector employee, a public sector employee or self-employed?
EP152 Question What was this job called? Please give the exact name or title.NAME OR TITLE OF JOB
EP054 Question Please look at card 22. What kind of business, industry or services did you work in?
EP061 Question How many employees, if any, did you have?
EP203 Question We would now lik e to k now more about your earnings and income during the last year, that is in [Year -1].
EP204 Question Have you had any wages, salaries or other earnings from dependent employment in [Year -1]?
EP205 Question After any taxes and contributions, what was your approximate annual income from employment in the year [Year -1]? Please include any additional or extra or lumpsum payment, such as bonuses, 13 month, Christmas or Summer pays.
EP206 Question Have you had any income at all from self-employment or work for a family business in [Year -1]?
EP207 Question After any taxes and contributions and after paying for any materials, equipment or goods that you use in your work , what was your approximate annual income from selfemployment in the year [Year -1]?
EP303 Question INTRODUCTION INCOME FROM PUBLIC PENSIONS
EP671 Question Please look at card 24.Have you received income from any of these sources in the year [STR (Year - 1)]?
EP078 Question After taxes, about how large was a typical payment of [your public old age pension/your public old age supplementary pension or public old age second pension/yourpublic early retirement or pre-retirement pension/your main public disability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/your secondary public disability insurance pension,or sick ness benefits/your public unemployment benefit or insurance/your main public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/your secondary public survivorpension from your spouse or partner/your public war pension/your public long-term care insurance/your occupational old age pension from your last job/youroccupational old age pension from your second job/your occupational old age pension from a third job/your occupational early retirement pension/your occupationaldisability or invalidity insurance/your occupational survivor pension from your spouse or partner''s job] in [Year -1]?
EP074 Question What period did that payment cover?
EP075 Question IWER:Note other period
EP208 Question For how many months altogether did you receive [the public old age pension/the public old age supplementary pension or public old age second pension/the public earlyretirement or pre-retirement pension/the main public disability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/the secondary public disability insurance pension, or sick nessbenefits/the public unemployment benefit or insurance/the main public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/the secondary public survivor pension from yourspouse or partner/the public war pension/the public long-term care insurance/the occupational old age pension from your last job/the occupational old age pension fromyour second job/the occupational old age pension from a third job/the occupational early retirement pension/the occupational disability or invalidity insurance/theoccupational survivor pension from your spouse or partner''s job] in [Year -1]?
EP612 Question Did you first receive this [ the public old age pension/ the public old age supplementary pension or publicold age second pension/ the public early retirement or pre-retirement pension/ the main public sickness benefits/ the main public disability insurance pension/ the secondary public disability insurance pension/ the secondary public sickness benefits/ the public unemployment benefit or insurance/ the main public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/ the secondary public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/ the public war pension/ the public long-term care insurance/ the social assistance] before our last interview in {FLLastInterviewMonthYear}? BENEFIT BEFORE LAST INTERVIEW
EP213 Question In which year did you first receive your [public old age pension/public old age supplementary pension or public old age second pension/public early retirement or preretirement pension/main public disability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/secondary public disability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/publicunemployment benefit or insurance/main public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/secondary public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/public warpension/public long-term care insurance/occupational old age pension from your last job/occupational old age pension from your second job/occupational old agepension from a third job/occupational early retirement pension/occupational disability or invalidity insurance/occupational survivor pension from your spouse orpartner''s job]?
EP081 Question Did you receive any additional, or extra or lump sum (one off) payment from [your public old age pension/your public old age supplementary pension or public old agesecond pension/your public early retirement or pre-retirement pension/your main public disability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/your secondary publicdisability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/your public unemployment benefit or insurance/your main public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/yoursecondary public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/your public war pension/your public long-term care insurance/occupational old age pension from your lastjob/occupational old age pension from your second job/occupational old age pension from a third job/occupational early retirement pension/occupational disability orinvalidity insurance/occupational survivor pension from your spouse or partner''s job] during the year [Year -1]?
EP082 Question After taxes, about how much did you receive overall as additional or extra payments last year from [ this public old age pension/ this public old age supplementarypension or public old age second pension/ this public early retirement or pre-retirement pension/ this main public disability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/this secondary public disability insurance pension, or sick ness benefits/ this public unemployment benefit or insurance/ this main public survivor pension from yourspouse or partner/ this secondary public survivor pension from your spouse or partner/ this public war pension/ this public long-term care insurance/ this occupationalold age pension from your last job/ this occupational old age pension from your second job/ this occupational old age pension from a third job/ this occupational earlyretirement pension/ this occupational disability or invalidity insurance/ this occupational survivor pension from your spouse or partner''s job]?
EP624 Question In addition to public pension benefits, pensions can also be provided through your employer. Have youreceived income from any occupational pension in the year [STR (Year - 1)]?
EP678 Question After taxes, what was the approximate annual amount received from all your occupational pensions in [STR(Year - 1)]?
EP613 Question In which year did you start collecting your first occupational pension?IWER: The first occupational pension is the first occupational pension the R has started collecting. YEAR RECEIVED INCOME SOURCE
EP681 Question Did you receive any additional, or extra or lump-sum (one off) payment from any of your occupational pensions during the year [STR (Year - 1)]?
EP682 Question After taxes, about how much did you receive overall as additional or extra or lump-sum (one off) payments in [STR (Year - 1)] from your occupational pensions?
EP094 Question After any taxes and contributions, about how large was the average payment of [your life insurance payments/your private annuity or private personal pensionpayments/your alimony/your regular payments from charities/your long-term care insurance payments] in [Year -1]?
EP090 Question Which period did that payment cover?
EP091 Question IWER:Specify other OTHER PERIOD OF RECEIVING REGULAR PAYMENTS
EP096 Question For how many months altogether did you receive [life insurance payments/private annuity or private personal pension payments/alimony/regular payments fromcharities/long-term care insurance payments] in [Year -1]?
EP092 Question For [your life insurance payments/your private annuity or private personal pension payments/your alimony/your regular payments from charities/your long-term careinsurance payments], did you get additional or lump sum payments in [Year -1]?
EP209 Question After any taxes and contributions, about how much did you get in additional payments?
EP097 Question Now we are talking about pensions you might receive in the future but you do not receive currently. Will you be entitled to at least one pension listed on card 26 which you do not receive currently?
EP098 Question Which type or types of pension will you be entitled to?
EP102 Question Is participation in [this public old age pension/this public early retirement or pre-retirement pension/this public disability insurance; sick ness/invalidity/incapacitypension/this private (occupational) old age pension/this private (occupational) early retirement pension] compulsory or voluntary?
EP103 Question How many years have you been contributing to [your public old age pension/your public early retirement or pre-retirement pension/your public disability insurance;sick ness/invalidity/incapacity pension/your private (occupational) old age pension/your private (occupational) early retirement pension] ?
EP106 Question At what age do you yourself expect to start collecting this pension payment for the first time?
EP609 Question Please think about the time at which you will start collecting this pension. How much will be your firstmonthly benefit after taxes from [ your public old age pension/ your public early retirement or pre-retirement pension/ your public disability insurance; sickness/invalidity/incapacity pension/ your private (occupational) old age pension/ your private (occupational) early retirement pension]?
EP210 Question IWER:Who answered the questions in this section?
EP621 Question Did you start collecting your first occupational pension before our last interview in {FLLastInterviewMonthYear}? IWER: The first occupational pension is the first occupational pension the R has started collecting. BENEFIT BEFORE LAST INTERVIEW
EP089 Question Please look at card 25. Did you receive any of the following regular payments or transfers during the year [STR (Year - 1)]?