Chronic Illness and Retirement in Jamaica
AbstractThis paper explores the impact of six non-communicable chronic diseases (NCCDs) on the decision to retire among men and women aged 45-85 in Jamaica using the 1991 and 1992 Survey of Living Conditions data base.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank - Living Standards Measurement in its series Papers with number 131.
Length: 44 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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RETIREMENT ; DISEASES ; DECISION MAKING;
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- Handa, Sudhanshu, 1998. "Gender and life-cycle differences in the impact of schooling on chronic disease in Jamaica," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 325-336, June.
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