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Is there a better measure of self-assessed disability?

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  • Umut Oguzoglu

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Activity limitations and work limitations are often used interchangeably to proxy work disability. The findings of this article show that both definitions produce very similar estimates of disability effect on labour force participation if a two-step model is used to address the endogeneity of these self-assessed measures.

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  • Umut Oguzoglu, 2012. "Is there a better measure of self-assessed disability?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(14), pages 1335-1338, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:19:y:2012:i:14:p:1335-1338
    DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2011.627208
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    1. Oguzoglu, Umut, 2012. "Dynamics of Disability and Work in Canada," IZA Discussion Papers 6603, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Jones, Melanie K. & McVicar, Duncan, 2017. "The Dynamics of Disability and Benefit Receipt in Britain," IZA Discussion Papers 11186, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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