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Is self-reported disability status endogenous to labour force status?


  • Lixin Cai


By estimating a simultaneous equation model on panel data, this study examines whether self-reported disability status is endogenous to labour force status. While for males the exogeneity of disability status cannot be rejected, it is rejected for females. However, for both males and females the results reject the justification hypothesis on self-reported disability status.

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  • Lixin Cai, 2009. "Is self-reported disability status endogenous to labour force status?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(5), pages 459-464.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:16:y:2009:i:5:p:459-464 DOI: 10.1080/13504850601018692

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    1. Thomas Barnay, 2016. "Health, work and working conditions: a review of the European economic literature," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 17(6), pages 693-709, July.
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