Lopez-Pablos, Rodrigo A. (2007): Health Econometric: Uncovering the Anthropometric Behavior on the Women's Labor Market.
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Exploring current literature which assess relations between cognitive ability and height, obesity, and its productivity-employability effect on women's labor market, we appraised the Argentine case to quantify for social-physical interactions which involve anthropometric and traditional economic variables. Hence, an anthropometric Mincer approach has been adapted by using probabilistic and censured econometric models which were developed for it. There has been found evidence that could be understood as the existence of discriminative behavior on the obese women to market entrance; besides, a good performance of women height as an unobserved approximation of the cognitive ability measure to explain feminine productivity.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||National University of La Plata|
|Original Title:||Health Econometric: Uncovering the Anthropometric Behavior on the Women's Labor Market|
|Keywords:||Height; Obesity; Anthropometric Mincer; Discrimination|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Production
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J24 - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C34 - Truncated and Censored Models; Switching Regression Models
|Depositing User:||Rodrigo Lopez-Pablos|
|Date Deposited:||22. Mar 2008 13:09|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 23:39|
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