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Health and job search in Russia

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  • Furmanov, Kirill

    () (Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)

  • Chernysheva, Irina

    () (Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)

Abstract

This paper studies the influence of various health indicators on the position in the labor market. The source used in the research is the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey for the period 2000–2008. We analyze the factors related to individual’s decision on whether to look for a job or to give up seeking. For those willing to be employed, the duration model is estimated and the impact of health indicators on the individual’s probability to get a job and leave the labor force is revealed.

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  • Furmanov, Kirill & Chernysheva, Irina, 2012. "Health and job search in Russia," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 26(2), pages 62-91.
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    1. Furmanov, Kirill & Shelkovnikova, Irina, 2014. "Unemployed and out of the labor force: What is the difference? Modeling the probability of finding a job," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 35(3), pages 86-106.

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    Keywords

    health; unemployment duration; job search;

    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search

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