Does Unemployment Make you Sick? an Econometric Analysis of the Determinants of Health
AbstractWe specify and estimate a general health equation. Among the determinants of health, we include employment status, alcohol use, and cigarette use. Non linear instrumental techniques are employed to control for any possible endogeneity of these variables.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Université Laval - Département d'économique in its series Cahiers de recherche with number 9618.
Date of creation: 1996
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- Shearer, B. & Marceau, N., 1996. "Does Unemployment Make You Sick? An Econometric Analysis of the Determinants of Health," Papers 9618, Laval - Recherche en Politique Economique.
- C00 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - General
- E20 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
- E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution
- I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
- I19 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Other
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