L. Julian Haywood

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Background: The Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) is a randomized, double-blind, active-controlled trial designed to compare the rate of coronary heart disease events in high-risk hypertensive participants initially randomized to a diuretic (chlorthalidone) versus each of three alternative antihypertensive(More)
This series presents research findings based either directly on data from the German SocioEconomic Panel Study (SOEP) or using SOEP data as part of an internationally comparable data set (e.g. CNEF, ECHP, LIS, LWS, CHER/PACO). SOEP is a truly multidisciplinary household panel study covering a wide range of social and The decision to publish a submission in(More)
In perfectly competitive labour markets, there is a market for non-material job amenities in which workers' willingness to pay for these goods implies that workers accept compensating wage differentials, such that jobs with better working conditions should have lower wages. In labour market characterised by frictions, workers' wages typically depend also on(More)
Hemitruncus arteriosus is a rare congenital deformity that results in early infant mortality. Persistence into adulthood is very unusual and is associated with pulmonary hypertension. We report a case in an adult male with the associated clinical issues.
The self-employed constitute a large proportion of the workforce in developing countries and the sector has been found to be growing further. This article assess potential causes for the increase in self employment observed in Ghana by considering individuals moving between sectors taking into account the fact that selection into sectors may not be(More)
In this study I use the German SocioEconomic Panel to evaluate the impact of leisure sport participation on the unemployment duration. The empirical literature on sport participation has focused on labour market outcomes and job quality while the impact of this activity on job search has not been studied. However, sports participation fosters socialization(More)
This paper considers how the demand for non-material aspects of jobs evolves over changing wealth levels and how firms may want to react. We first consider the importance of non-material job aspects in general before turning to two specific human resource practices: flexible working hour arrangements and employer pension provision. In order to estimate the(More)
This paper uses panel data on jobs and windfalls to investigate the impact of wealth on job choices in a framework of multidimen-sional jobs. In a labour market characterised by informational frictions , windfalls (lottery wins, inheritance...) are expected to affect job durations differentially depending on job quality (here measured by subjective job(More)
The reported study examines the influence of socioeconomic status (SES) and ethnicity in coping with a first acute myocardial infarction (MI). The study employed a panel design in which seventy-five patients were interviewed during acute hospitalization and six months later, and sixty of those were interviewed again at one year post-MI. Using the analysis(More)