Poorer health - shorter hours? Health and flexibility of hours of work

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Geyer, Johannes; Myck, Michał;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: Arbeitszeitflexibilisierung | Deutschland | disability | J21 | health | J14 | labour market flexibility | Gesundheit | Meinung | hours worked, health, disability, labour market flexibility | hours worked | Erwerbsunfähigkeit | Schätzung
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      jel: jel:J21 | jel:J14

We analyse the role of health in determining the difference between desired and actual hours of work in a sample of German men using the Socio-Economic Panel Data for years 1996-2007. The effects of both self-assessed health and legal disability status are examined. Abo... View more
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