Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
BackgroundEconomic disruption in East Germany at the time of reunification (1990) resulted in a noticeable increase in unemployment. The present study provides data from a German cohort for over 20 years. The aim was to examine how the frequency of experiencing unemployment affects life satisfaction and whether their relationship changes over time....
SN Business & Economics
The labour productivity index is a mainstay measure for comparing countries’ relative economic performance, but the Covid-19 pandemic could expose some of its inherent limitations: it focuses on people in work and ignores unemployment, and it is not standardised. In theory, a country’s index value could increase, even though its GDP might fall, bec...
Annals of Tourism Research
• Lack of social support and panic about the pandemic result in impaired well-being. • Unemployed and furloughed employees are more negatively impacted by the crisis. • Women and younger employees experience more psychological distress.
This study examined the risk of unhealthy behaviours and the additive effects of multiple unhealthy behaviours on exit from paid employment among workers with a chronic disease and investigated effect modification by gender and educational level. Data from the Lifelines cohort, collected between 2006 and 2013, were enriched with registry data from ...
Journal of religion and health
The study examined the role of religiosity and social support in coping with mental health problems associated with unemployment among 362 Ghanaian youths. Through a cross-sectional survey, participants' mental health (i.e., depression, cognitive distortions, and suicidality), religiosity, and degree of social support were assessed. The data reveal...
Social Science; Nigeria; Unemployment; Crime prevention; Crime; Poverty; Rural areas; Youths.
Both increased and decreased health service usage and unmet care needs are more prevalent among unemployed people than in the general population. This study investigates the associations of substance-related and mood disorders among long-term unemployed people with styles of healthcare attendance in Finland. The study material consisted of the heal...
Technology in Society
• We identified employed residents who perceived automation as a threat to their jobs in metro Atlanta. • Relatively older residents perceived automation as a threat to their jobs. • African Americans and low-income residents perceived automation as a threat. • Hispanics and less-educated residents did not perceive automation as a threat. • Automat...
Journal of Policy Modeling
The paper formulates the modeling of unconventional monetary policy and critically evaluates its effectiveness to address the Global Financial Crisis. We begin with certain principles guiding general scientific modeling and focus on Milton Friedman's 1968 Presidential Address that delineates the strengths and limitations of monetary policy to pursu...
• Citing the stressor of “personal health” was predictive of higher self-reported anxiety scores. • Individuals who responded with “no coping needed” were less likely to report high levels of anxiety. • Childcare assistance for healthcare workers remains an area of opportunity for institutional support.