The effect of health on earnings: Quasi-experimental evidence from commuting accidents

This paper interprets accidents occurring on the way to and from work as negative health shocks to identify the causal effect of health on labor market outcomes. We argue that in our sample of exactly matched injured and non-injured workers, these health shocks (predominantly impairments in the musc...

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Volume: 24
Main Author: Halla, Martin
Zweimüller, Martina
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.10.2013
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier Science Ltd
published in: Labour economics Vol. 24; pp. 23 - 38
Data of publication: October 2013
ISSN: 0927-5371
1879-1034
EISSN: 1879-1034
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
J28
D31
I10
J31
J64
J22
J24
J26
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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