The Socioeconomic Determinants of Mental Stress in Ireland
AbstractThis paper reviews Irish evidence on the link between socioeconomic factors and various measures of mental stress and well-being. The paper reviews both cross-section and time-series studies and finds that of all socioeconomic determinants, the most consistent role is found for unemployment. In general, stronger results are found for males than for females, but the time series evidence suggests that the relationship between suicide and unemployment appears to be weakening.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School Of Economics, University College Dublin in its series Working Papers with number 201221.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 29 Aug 2012
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socioeconomic determinants; mental stress; suicide; subjective well-being;
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- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Production
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-09-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-HAP-2012-09-09 (Economics of Happiness)
- NEP-HEA-2012-09-09 (Health Economics)
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