The dynamic effect of disability on work and subjective well-being in Australia

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Using longitudinal data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey (2001-2013) [the authors] examine the relationship between the dynamics of work-limiting disability and employment, hours of work, earnings and life satisfaction. [The authors] employ two alternative classifications of the dynamic trajectories of disability and, in doing so, are able to explicitly consider the influence of disability exit in addition to examining onset by chronicity and severity. After controlling for unobserved individual heterogeneity, [the authors] find that the positive...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disability; Employment; Income; Outcomes; Statistics

Keywords: Hours of work; Wage; Wellbeing; Employment pattern; Employment projection; Longitudinal data; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: National Institute of Labour Studies, 2015

Physical description: 38 p.

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Series: NILS working paper series; no. 221/2015

Statement of responsibility: Melanie Jones, Kostas Mavromaras, Peter Sloane and Zhang Wei

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 127.511

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