The Socioeconomic Determinants of Mental Stress in Ireland

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Title: The Socioeconomic Determinants of Mental Stress in Ireland
Authors: Madden, David (David Patrick)
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3821
Date: Aug-2012
Abstract: This paper reviews Irish evidence on the link between socioeconomic factors and various measures of mental stress and well-being. The paper reviews both cross-section and time-series studies and finds that of all socioeconomic determinants, the most consistent role is found for unemployment. In general, stronger results are found for males than for females, but the time series evidence suggests that the relationship between suicide and unemployment appears to be weakening.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Economics
Keywords: Socioeconomic determinants;Mental stress;Suicide;Subjective well-being
Subject LCSH: Stress (Psychology)--Social aspects
Stress (Psychology)--Economic aspects
Social status
Suicide--Social aspects
Suicide--Economic aspects
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers

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