The impact of diabetes on employment in Mexico

Seuring, Till, Goryakin, Yevgeniy and Suhrcke, Marc (2015) The impact of diabetes on employment in Mexico. Economics and Human Biology, 18. pp. 85-100. ISSN 1873-6130

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Abstract

This study explores the impact of diabetes on employment in Mexico using data from the Mexican Family Life Survey (MxFLS) (2005), taking into account the possible endogeneity of diabetes via an instrumental variable estimation strategy. We find that diabetes significantly decreases employment probabilities for men by about 10 percentage points (p

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright © 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Uncontrolled Keywords: diabetes,employment,instrumental variable,mexico
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2015 00:02
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2019 14:33
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/55006
DOI: 10.1016/j.ehb.2015.04.002

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