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dc.contributor.authorFischer, Justina A.V.
dc.contributor.authorSousa-Poza, Alfonso
dc.date.accessioned2008-06-02
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-01T10:32:08Z-
dc.date.available2008-06-02
dc.date.available2015-12-01T10:32:08Z-
dc.date.issued2007
dc.identifier.otherurn:nbn:de:bsz:291-psydok-16158-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11780/1079-
dc.description.abstractThis paper evaluates the relationship between job satisfaction and measures of health of workers using the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP). Methodologically, it addresses two important design problems encountered frequently in the literature: (a) cross-sectional causality problems and (b) absence of objective measures of physical health that complement self-reported measures of health status. Not only does using the panel structure with individual fixed effects mitigate the bias from omitting unobservable personal psychosocial characteristics, but employing more objective health measures such as health-system contacts and disability addresses such measurement problems relating to self-report assessments of health status. We find a positive link between job satisfaction (and changes over time therein) and subjective health measures (and changes therein); that is, employees with higher or improved job satisfaction levels feel healthier and are more satisfied with their health. This observation also holds true for more objective measures of health. Particularly, improvements in job satisfaction over time appear to prevent workers from (further) health deterioration.en
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesForschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit/ Institute for the Study of Labor: IZA Discussion Paper Series;3256
dc.rightspubl-ohne-podde
dc.rights.urihttp://psydok.sulb.uni-saarland.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.phpde
dc.subject.classificationArbeitszufriedenheitde
dc.subject.classificationZufriedenheitde
dc.subject.classificationGesundheitde
ubs.subject.ddc150
dc.subject.otherArbeitszufriedenheitde
dc.subject.otherZufriedenheitde
dc.subject.otherGesundheitde
dc.subject.otherjob satisfactionen
dc.subject.otherwell-beingen
dc.subject.otherhealthen
dc.subject.otherpanel data analysisen
dc.titleDoes Job Satisfaction Improve the Health of Workers? New Evidence Using Panel Data and Objective Measures of Healthen
dc.typeReport (Bericht)
dc.date.updated2013-12-03
ubs.publikation.typreport
ubs.publikation.sourceIZA Discussion Paper Series No. 3256
ubs.institutForschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit/ Institute for the Study of Labor
ubs.fakultaetPsychologie: Sonstiges
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