Research Group

Labor Demography


Labor-Force Participation of Youth, Health, and Health Behaviors

Conducted by Mikko Myrskylä; Christian Dudel, Pekka Martikainen, Angelo Lorenti, Jo Mhairi Hale; in Collaboration with Taina Leinonen (University of Helsinki, Finland)

We study how health in general and health behaviors in particular are affecting entry into the labor market. One issue we tackle is confounding by cognitive ability, which affects health and health behaviors as well as labor-market outcomes.Detailed description

Research keywords: Economics, Employment, Retirement; Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology