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Dynamics of work, disability and pain

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  • Kapteyn, A.

    (Tilburg University)

  • Smith, J.P.
  • Soest, A.H.O. van

    (Tilburg University)

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This paper investigates the role of pain dynamics in subsequently affecting dynamics in self-reported work disability and the dynamics of employment patterns of older workers in the US. Not only is pain prevalence quite high, there also are many transitions in and out of pain at these ages. We investigate pain and its relationship to health (work disability) and work in a dynamic panel data model, using six biennial waves from the Health and Retirement Study. We find that the dynamics of the presence of pain are central to understanding the dynamics of self-reported work disability and through this pathway, pain dynamics are also a significant factor in the dynamic patterns of employment.

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Paper provided by Tilburg University in its series Open Access publications from Tilburg University with number urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-402842.

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Date of creation: 2008
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Publication status: Published in Journal of Health Economics (2008) v.27, p.496-509
Handle: RePEc:ner:tilbur:urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-402842

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  1. Steven J. Atlas & Jonathan Skinner, 2010. "Education and the Prevalence of Pain," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, pages 145-166 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Allanson, Paul & Petrie, Dennis, 2013. "Longitudinal methods to investigate the role of health determinants in the dynamics of income-related health inequality," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 32(5), pages 922-937.
  3. Umut Oguzoglu, 2007. "Dynamics of Work-Limitation and Work in Australia," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne wp2007n10, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
  4. Xiaoyan Li & Nicole Maestas, 2008. "Does the Rise in the Full Retirement Age Encourage Disability Benefits Applications? Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study," Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center wp198, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center.
  5. Viola Angelini & Danilo CAVAPOZZI & Omar PACCAGNELLA, 2010. "Dynamics of work disability reporting in Europe," "Marco Fanno" Working Papers, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche "Marco Fanno" 0104, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche "Marco Fanno".
  6. Oguzoglu, Umut, 2012. "Dynamics of Disability and Work in Canada," IZA Discussion Papers 6603, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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