Labour Supply, Health and Caring: Evidence from the UK
AbstractThis paper investigates the impact of own health and disability, and that of others, on individual labour supply. We estimate a model of hours of caring and hours of work using a large micro dataset of UK households which contains detailed information about caring and health for individuals both inside and outside the household.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 99/28.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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LABOUR SUPPLY ; HEALTH;
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- David Madden & Ian Walker, 1999. "Labour Supply, Health and Caring - Evidence from the UK," Working Papers 199928, School Of Economics, University College Dublin.
- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Production
- J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
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