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A Comparison of Different Measures of Health and their Relation to Labor Force Transitions at Older Ages

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  • Arie Kapteyn & Erik Meijer, 2014. "A Comparison of Different Measures of Health and their Relation to Labor Force Transitions at Older Ages," NBER Chapters, in: Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, pages 115-150, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    5. Enrica Croda & Jonathan Skinner & Laura Yasaitis, 2018. "The Health of Disability Insurance Enrollees: An International Comparison," Working Papers 2018:28, Department of Economics, University of Venice "Ca' Foscari".

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