Petri Böckerman

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Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Do established health-related quality-of-life measures adequately capture the impact of chronic conditions on subjective well-being?
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research and University of Tampere, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Policy 100:91-5. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Does a slump really make you thinner? Finnish micro-level evidence 1978-2002
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Econ 16:103-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The physical strenuousness of work is slightly associated with an upward trend in the BMI
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Pitkansillanranta 3A, 6 krs, FIN 00530 Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 66:1346-55. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Interaction of working conditions, job satisfaction, and sickness absences: evidence from a representative sample of employees
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 67:520-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Unemployment and self-assessed health: evidence from panel data
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Econ 18:161-79. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between physical work and the height premium: finnish evidence
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research and University of Tampere, Finland
    Econ Hum Biol 8:414-20. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Economic inequality and population health: looking beyond aggregate indicators
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Pitkansillanranta 3A, Helsinki, Finland
    Sociol Health Illn 31:422-40. 2009
  8. doi request reprint What makes you work while you are sick? Evidence from a survey of workers
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 20:43-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of sickness absence and presenteeism: does the pattern differ by a respondent's health?
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, FI 00530 Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:332-5. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and sickness absence: evidence from microdata
    Edvard Johansson
    The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 19:19-22. 2009

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Do established health-related quality-of-life measures adequately capture the impact of chronic conditions on subjective well-being?
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research and University of Tampere, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Policy 100:91-5. 2011
    ..This is important, as both SWB and health utility can be important aims of health policy and instruments in resource allocation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does a slump really make you thinner? Finnish micro-level evidence 1978-2002
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Econ 16:103-7. 2007
    ..The Finnish evidence presented does not support the conclusions reported for the USA, according to which temporary economic slowdowns are good for health. In contrast, at least BMI seems to increase during slumps...
  3. doi request reprint The physical strenuousness of work is slightly associated with an upward trend in the BMI
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Pitkansillanranta 3A, 6 krs, FIN 00530 Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 66:1346-55. 2008
    ..All in all, we show that the changes in self-reported occupation show a slight association with the changes in the logarithm of the BMI scores...
  4. doi request reprint Interaction of working conditions, job satisfaction, and sickness absences: evidence from a representative sample of employees
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 67:520-8. 2008
    ..The policy lesson is that the improvement of working conditions should be an integral part of any scheme aimed at decreasing sickness absence...
  5. doi request reprint Unemployment and self-assessed health: evidence from panel data
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Health Econ 18:161-79. 2009
    ..This explains why, in a cross-section, unemployment is associated with poor self-assessed health. All in all, the cross-sectional negative relationship between unemployment and self-assessed health is not found longitudinally...
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between physical work and the height premium: finnish evidence
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research and University of Tampere, Finland
    Econ Hum Biol 8:414-20. 2010
    ..In terms of occupational sorting, we observe that the shortest men do physically very demanding work and the tallest do sedentary work, even after controlling for the influences of age and education...
  7. doi request reprint Economic inequality and population health: looking beyond aggregate indicators
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Pitkansillanranta 3A, Helsinki, Finland
    Sociol Health Illn 31:422-40. 2009
    ..Our findings confirm that income inequality in small populations (not large enough to measure the overall class pyramid of the society) is often immaterial for health outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint What makes you work while you are sick? Evidence from a survey of workers
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 20:43-6. 2010
    ..In contrast, sickness presenteeism is a newcomer. Based on surveys, this concept emerged in the empirical literature as late as the 1990s. Knowledge of the determinants of sickness presenteeism is still relatively sparse...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of sickness absence and presenteeism: does the pattern differ by a respondent's health?
    Petri Böckerman
    Labour Institute for Economic Research, FI 00530 Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Environ Med 52:332-5. 2010
    ..The article focuses on the effects of working time match and efficiency demands and differentiates the estimates by a respondent's self-assessed health...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and sickness absence: evidence from microdata
    Edvard Johansson
    The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 19:19-22. 2009
    ..This study re-examines the relationship between alcohol consumption and sickness absence by using individual-level microdata and methods that yield results which are less likely to be due to spurious correlations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related mortality, drinking behavior, and business cycles: are slumps really dry seasons?
    Edvard Johansson
    Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, Lonnrotinkatu 4B, 00120, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Health Econ 7:215-20. 2006
    ..Our evidence does not overwhelmingly support the conclusions reported for the United States that temporary economic downturns are good for health...