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Deborah A. Cobb-Clark

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Working paper

11 Oct 2017
273

Research suggests that parental disadvantage may be more harmful to children’s later life outcomes if it is more strongly driven by circumstances rather than personal choice.

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18 Apr 2016
287

Analyses the links between mental health and two alternative workplace productivity measures– absenteeism and presenteeism.

Abstract Much of the economic cost of mental illness stems from workers’ reduced productivity. We analyze the links between mental health and two alternative workplace productivity measures –...

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15 Oct 2014
202

Examines the impact of involuntary job loss on the mental health of family members.

Abstract This study examines the impact of involuntary job loss on the mental health of family members. Estimates from fixed-effects panel data models, using panel data for Australia, provide...

Working paper

30 Sep 2014
270

Abstract: This paper uses survival analysis to model exits over time from two alternative notions of homelessness. We are unique in being able to account for time-invariant, unobserved heterogeneity. We find that duration dependence has an inverted U-shape with exit rates initially increasing (indicating...

Working paper

8 Dec 2013
157

Abstract: This paper analyzes the relationship between individuals’ locus of control and their savings behavior, i.e. wealth accumulation, savings rates, and portfolio choices. Locus of control is a psychological concept that captures individuals’ beliefs about the controllability of life events and is a key...

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