The Productivity Costs of Premature Mortality Due to Cancer in Australia: Evidence from a Microsimulation Model

@inproceedings{Carter2016ThePC,
  title={The Productivity Costs of Premature Mortality Due to Cancer in Australia: Evidence from a Microsimulation Model},
  author={Hannah E Carter and Deborah Schofield and Rupendra N Shrestha},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
AIM To estimate the productivity costs of premature mortality due to cancer in Australia, in aggregate and for the 26 most prevalent cancer sites. METHODS A human capital approach was adopted to estimate the long term impacts of Australian cancer deaths in 2003. Using population mortality data, the labour force participation and the present value of lifetime income (PVLI) forgone due to premature mortality was estimated based on individual characteristics at the time of death including age… CONTINUE READING

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