Research Group

Labor Demography

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

Conducted by Mikko Myrskylä; Christian Dudel, Pekka Martikainen, Angelo Lorenti, Jo Mhairi Hale (MPIDR / University of St Andrews, United Kingdom)

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

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.