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  • Denny, Kevin (University College Dublin. School of Economics, 2015-12)
    Numerous papers have documented a positive association between height and good physical health and also with good economic outcomes such as earnings. A smaller number have argued for an association with well-being. In this ...
  • Denny, Kevin (University College Dublin. School of Economics, 2010-10)
    This paper uses a cross‐country representative sample of Europeans over the age of 50 to analyse whether individuals’ height is associated with higher or lower levels of well‐being. Two outcomes are used: a measure of ...
  • Madden, David (David Patrick) ; Walker, Ian (University College Dublin. School of Economics, 1999-11)
    This paper investigates the impact of own-health,and that of others, on individual labour supply. We estimate a model of hours of caring and hours of work using a large micro dataset of UK households. We find that own ill ...
  • Chevalier, Arnaud ; O'Sullivan, Vincent (University College Dublin. Geary Institute, 2007-06-12)
    Low birth weight has considerable short and long-term consequences and leads to high costs to the individual and society even in a developed economy. Low birth weight is partially a consequence of choices made by the ...

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