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dc.contributor.authorLehmann, Hartmuten_US
dc.contributor.authorWadsworth, Jonathanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-11-27en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T12:04:35Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T12:04:35Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35950-
dc.description.abstractUsing longitudinal data from the Ukraine we examine the extent of any long-lasting effects of radiation exposure from the Chernobyl disaster on the health and labour market performance of the adult workforce. The variation in the local area level of radiation fallout from the Chernobyl accident is considered as a potential instrument to try to establish the causal impact of poor health on labour force participation, hours worked and wages. There appears to be a significant positive association between local area-level radiation dosage and health perception based on self-reported poor health status, though much weaker associations between local area-level dosage and other specific health conditions or labour market performance. Any effects on negative health perceptions appear to be stronger among women and older individuals.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherForschungsinst. zur Zukunft der Arbeit Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 4467en_US
dc.subject.jelH00en_US
dc.subject.jelJ00en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordChernobylen_US
dc.subject.keywordhealthen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabour market performanceen_US
dc.subject.stwStrahlenbelastungen_US
dc.subject.stwGesundheiten_US
dc.subject.stwWahrnehmungen_US
dc.subject.stwErwerbst├Ątigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitszeiten_US
dc.subject.stwUkraineen_US
dc.titleThe impact of Chernobyl on health and labour market performance in the Ukraineen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn613838076en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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