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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. ...
The Economic Performance of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Hospitals
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2002)
This research examines whether for-profit status or system membership is significantly related to the financial performance of hospitals. Panel data containing 573 observations of Florida hospitals for 1984 through 1987 ...
Do The Sick Retire Early? Chronic Illness, Asset Accumulation, and Early Retirement.
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2007)
Our objective is to determine how chronic illness affects asset accumulation and retirement. Previous studies have found that poor health leads to early retirement, but those studies failed to look at the indirect impact ...