Tomaz Cajner, Javier Fernández-Blanco, and Virginia Sánchez-Marcos use micro data from the United States to analyze labor force participation of older workers, with important implications for social security policy.
Elena del Rey, Sergi Jiménez-Martín and Judit Vall-Castello explore the effects of a 1980 labor market reform in Spain that increased the statutory minimum working age.
Christopher Hansman, Jonas Hjort, and Gianmarco Leon explore the unintended health consequences of piecemeal regulations that ignore firm’s responses to new incentives by looking at the case of the 2009 Peruvian industrial fishing sector reform.
Married couples are healthier than singles. New work by Nezih Guner, Yuliya Kulikova and Joan Llull seeks to determine the direction of causality by exploiting panel data. (This post first appeared on VoxEU.org)