publication . Research . Preprint . 2009

Workplace disability diversity and job-related well-being in Britain: a WERS2004 based analysis

Haile, Getinet Astatike;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2009
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Abstract
This paper attempts to establish empirically whether there is a link between workplace disability and employee job-related well-being. Using nationally representative linked employer-employee data for Britain, I employ alternative econometric techniques to account for unobserved workplace heterogeneity. I find that workplace disability diversity is associated with lower employee well-being among people with no reported disability. Tests conducted also indicate that workplace equality policies do not ameliorate this effect.
Subjects
free text keywords: disability diversity, job-related well-being, linked employer-employee data, Britain, Disability diversity, Britain, J82, I31, Großbritannien, job-related well-being, Arbeitszufriedenheit, J14, J7, Behinderte Arbeitskräfte, Arbeitsplatz, linked employer-employee data, jel:J82, jel:I31, jel:J7, jel:J14, ddc:330
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publication . Research . Preprint . 2009

Workplace disability diversity and job-related well-being in Britain: a WERS2004 based analysis

Haile, Getinet Astatike;