Feeling useless: the effect of unemployment on mental health in the Great Recession

This article documents a strong connection between unemployment and mental distress using data from the Spanish National Health Survey. We exploit the collapse of the construction sector to identify the causal effect of job losses in different segments of the Spanish labor market. Our results sugges...

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Volume: 7
Main Author: Farré, Lídia
Fasani, Francesco
Mueller, Hannes
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Springer Open 27.09.2018
published in: IZA journal of labor economics Vol. 7; no. 1; pp. 1 - 34
Data of publication: 2018-09-27
ISSN: 2193-8997
EISSN: 2193-8997
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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