The impact of diabetes on employment in Mexico

Till Seuring, Yevgeniy Goryakin, Marc Suhrcke

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Abstract

This study explores the impact of diabetes on employment in Mexico using data from the Mexican Family Life Survey (MxFLS) (2005), taking into account the possible endogeneity of diabetes via an instrumental variable estimation strategy. We find that diabetes significantly decreases employment probabilities for men by about 10 percentage points (p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-100
Number of pages16
JournalEconomics and Human Biology
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2015

Keywords

  • Diabetes
  • Employment
  • Instrumental variable
  • Mexico

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