Severity of Work Disability and Work
AbstractThis paper analyzes the effect of severity of disability on labour force participation by using a self-reported work limitation scale. A dynamic labour force participation model is used to capture the feedback effect of past participation on current participation. The results suggest that net of persistence and unobserved heterogeneity, differences in severity levels explain a significant portion of the variance in the participation rates among disabled individuals. Moreover, the disability is shown to have longer lasting adverse effects on female participation and work limited women will be more likely to benefit from the work requirements imposed on Disability Support Pension recipients.
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Volume (Year): 87 (2011)
Issue (Month): 278 (09)
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- Oguzoglu, Umut, 2009. "Severity of Work Disability and Work," IZA Discussion Papers 4328, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Umut Oguzoglu, 2007. "Severity of Work Disability and Work," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2007n30, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
- J28 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Safety; Job Satisfaction; Related Public Policy
- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Production
- C81 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Access
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