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Dynamics of Work-Limitation and Work in Australia

  • Umut Oguzoglu

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    (Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne)

This paper examines the impact of self-reported work-limitation on the employment of the Australian working age population. Five consecutive waves of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey are used to investigate this relationship. A two-equation dynamic panel data model demonstrates that persistence and unobserved heterogeneity play an important role in the work-limitation reporting and its effect on work. Unobserved factors that jointly drive work-limitation and work are also shown to be crucial, especially for women.

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Paper provided by Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne in its series Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series with number wp2007n10.

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Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2007
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Handle: RePEc:iae:iaewps:wp2007n10
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