from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2uDMNSZ on July 16, 2018 at 10:52AM The disutility of commuting? The effect of gender and local labour markets Luke Munford, Nigel Rice, Jennifer Roberts and Nikita Jacob Abstract Commuting is an extremely important modern phenomenon characterised by the spatial interaction of housing and labour markets. The average commuter in the […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2mjSSQD on July 16, 2018 at 10:52AM We use a large database of short-term disability insurance claims to estimate models that predict who will exhaust short-term disability insurance and transfer to long-term disability insurance.
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2uyl1XK on July 16, 2018 at 10:52AM This study provides new evidence on predictable validity of grip strength on later life outcomes using a population based longitudinal survey for the middle and older generations in Japan. We show level of grip strength contains significant information on health outcome or mortality in […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2mjbEYh on July 16, 2018 at 10:52AM Aging-in-place policies substitute home care for nursing home admissions (NHA). They appear to be a win-win by keeping public spending in check and being in line with personal preferences, but have hitherto not been evaluated. We study the impact of NHA eligibility using Dutch […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2uKwpjJ on July 16, 2018 at 10:52AM The current system of a single price per medicine means that, for multi-indication medicines, the relationship between price and "value" can vary substantially. In this OHE Research paper, we consider – What are the economic implications of an alternative to single-price payments for pharmaceuticals? […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2mqm8p7 on July 16, 2018 at 10:52AM Suicides represent an encompassing measure of psychological well-being, emotional stability as well as life satisfaction and have been recently identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a major global health concern. The G20 countries represent the powerhouse of global economic governance and hence […]
from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2uBjikM on July 16, 2018 at 10:52AM We use panel data on reported marginal propensity to consume (MPC) in the 2010 and 2016 Italy’s Survey of Household Income and Wealth. We uncover a strong negative relationship between cash-on-hand and MPC. This relation is attenuated by using regression methods that control for […]