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dc.contributor.authorJones, Melanie K.en_US
dc.contributor.authorLatreille, Paul L.en_US
dc.contributor.authorSloane, Peter J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorStaneva, Anita V.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-04en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-15T07:43:06Z-
dc.date.available2012-06-15T07:43:06Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-201110263882-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/58567-
dc.description.abstractThis paper uses the fourth European Working Conditions Survey (2005) to address the impact of age on work-related self-reported health outcomes. More specifically, the paper examines whether older workers differ significantly from younger workers regarding their job-related health risk perception, mental and physical health, sickness absence, probability of reporting injury and fatigue. Accounting for the 'healthy worker effect', or sample selection in so far as unhealthy workers are likely to exit the labour force we find that as a group, those aged 55-65 years are more 'vulnerable' than younger workers: they are more likely to perceive work-related health and safety risks, and to report mental, physical and fatigue health problems. As previously shown, older workers are more likely to report work-related absence.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x6044en_US
dc.subject.jelI0en_US
dc.subject.jelJ28en_US
dc.subject.jelJ81en_US
dc.subject.jelJ20en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordmental healthen_US
dc.subject.keywordphysical healthen_US
dc.subject.keywordabsenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordfatigueen_US
dc.subject.keywordendogeneityen_US
dc.subject.keywordhealthy worker selection effecten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsbedingungenen_US
dc.subject.stwGesundheitsrisikoen_US
dc.subject.stwÄltere Arbeitskräfteen_US
dc.subject.stwVergleichen_US
dc.subject.stwJunge Arbeitskräfteen_US
dc.subject.stwEuropaen_US
dc.titleWork-related health in Europe: Are older workers more at risk?en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn689691041en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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