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Cross-national insights into the relationship between wealth and wellbeing: a comparison between Australia, the United States of America and South Korea

Kim, Sarang; Sargent-Cox, Kerry A.; French, Davina J.; Kendig, Hal; Anstey, Kaarin


The positive relationship between wealth and wellbeing has received considerable attention over the last three decades. However, little is known about how the significance of wealth for the health and wellbeing of older adults may vary across societies. Furthermore, researchers tend to focus mainly on income rather than other aspects of financial resources even though older adults often rely on fixed income, particularly after retirement. Using data from the Household, Income and Labour...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-02-24
Type: Journal article
Source: Ageing and Society 32.1 (2012): 41-59
DOI: 10.1017/S0144686X11000080


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