Rationale: Several studies have shown a link between psychological distress in early life and subsequent higher unemployment, but none have used sibling models to account for the unobserved family background characteristics which may explain the relationship.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Distress, Unemployment, and the Great Recession
Posted by Mark Egan
Liam Delaney, Michael Daly and I have a new article out in Social Science & Medicine called "Adolescent Psychological Distress, Unemployment, and the Great Recession: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1997". The article is open access and builds on our previous work looking at childhood distress and youth unemployment in the UK (2015). Below is the abstract and graphs showing the main results.