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Prevalence and Patterns of Major Depressive Disorder in the United States Labor Force
(John Wiley and Sons, 1999-09)
Background and Aims of the Study: In this paper, we identify the 12-month and lifetime prevalence of major depressive disorder in and out of the labor force, and among the employed and unemployed. We examine whether ...
Estimating Earnings Losses Due to Mental Illness: A Quantile Regression Approach
(John Wiley and Sons, 2003)
In this paper, we examine the effects of mental illness on earnings by recognizing that effects may vary across the distribution of earnings. Using data from the National Comorbidity Survey, we employ a quantile regression ...
The Effects of Parents' Psychiatric Disorders on Children's High School Dropout
Mental illness is known to impose substantial direct costs on the ill. In this paper, we examine an indirect cost of mental illness. We investigate the effect of parents’ mental illnesses on the schooling of their children. ...