The effect of relationship status on health with dynamic health and persistent relationships

•We propose a new method to estimate the effect of relationship status on health.•Our method incorporates the dynamic nature of health and persistence in relationship status.•Cohabitation is better than marriage for health after age 45.•Divorce harms the health of men under 45.•Unobservable heteroge...

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Volume: 36
Main Author: Kohn, Jennifer L
Averett, Susan L
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.07.2014
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 36; pp. 69 - 83
Data of publication: July 2014
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Subjects:
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J12
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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