Vignettes and self-reports of work disability in the United States and the Netherlands

In contrast to the believed similarity in their health outcomes, workers in different Western countries report very different rates of work disability. Using new data from the United States and the Netherlands, we offer a partial resolution to this paradox. We find that observed differences in repor...

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Volume: 97
Main Author: Kapteyn, Arie
Smith, James P
Van Soest, Arthur
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: NASHVILLE AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC 01.03.2007
published in: The American economic review Vol. 97; no. 1; pp. 461 - 473
Data of publication: 2007-03-01
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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