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Health and Labor Markets

by Solomon W. Polachek and Konstantinos Tatsiramos Emerald Publishing Limited
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9781789738629
Format:
Hbk 315 pages
Price:
AU$159.00 NZ$160.87
Product Status: Not Yet Published - See Pub Date for expected date
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This volume investigates the relationship between a nation's health policies, employee health, and the resulting labor market outcomes. Containing nine original and innovative articles, it is a fundamental text for anyone interested in labor economics.

PREFACE; Solomon W. Polachek and, Konstantinos Tatsiramos

1. HEALTH AND THE WAGE RATE: CAUSE, EFFECT, BOTH, OR NEITHER? NEW EVIDENCE ON AN OLD QUESTION; Daniel Dench and Michael Grossman

2. WOMEN'S LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION AFTER AN ADVERSE HEALTH EVENT; Zornitza Kambourova, Wolter Hassink, Adriaan Kalwij

3. JOB INSECURITY AND OLDER WORKERS' MENTAL HEALTH IN THE UNITED STATES; Italo A. Gutierrez and Pierre-Carl Michaud

4. DIABETES MORBIDITY AFTER DISPLACEMENT; Annette Bergemann, Erik Grönqvist and Soffia Gu+¦björnsdóttir

5. THE EFFECT OF DISENROLLMENT FROM MEDICAID ON EMPLOYMENT, INSURANCE COVERAGE, HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION; Thomas DeLeire

6. THE INCENTIVE EFFECTS OF SICKNESS ABSENCE COMPENSATION - ANALYSIS OF A "NATURAL EXPERIMENT" IN EASTERN EUROPE; Márton Csillag

7. THE ROLE OF EMPLOYER-PROVIDED SICK PAY IN BRITAIN AND NORWAY; Alex Bryson and Harald Dale-Olsen

8. U.S. EMPLOYMENT AND OPIOIDS: IS THERE A CONNECTION?; Janet Currie, Jonas Jin and Molly Schnell

9. PARENTAL MIGRATION DECISIONS AND CHILD HEALTH OUTCOMES: EVIDENCE FROM CHINA; Carl Lin and Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

Solomon W. Polachek is a Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton (Binghamton University), where he has taught since 1983. His Ph.D. is from Columbia University, and he has had post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Chicago and Stanford University, and visiting faculty appointments at the Catholic University of Leuven, Tel Aviv and Bar Ilan Universities, Princeton, and Kasetsart University.
Konstantinos Tatsiramos holds a Joint Professorship in Labour Economics at the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER). His Ph.D. is from the European University Institute, and he has had academic positions at the University of Nottingham, the University of Leicester and the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).