Session 166:
What Subjective Health Status Does and Doesn't Measure

Saturday, May 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Cadillac A
Level 5

Chair: Ryan D. Edwards, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY)
Discussant: Patrick M. Krueger, University of Texas at Houston

  1. What Do Retrospective Subjective Reports of Childhood Health Capture? Evidence from the WLS and the PSIDSteven A. Haas, Arizona State University; Nicholas J. Bishop, Arizona State University

  2. Measuring Health Status: An Examination of Self-, Interviewer- and Physician-Assessments of Overall HealthKimberly V. Smith, Princeton University

  3. A Comparative Analysis of Self-Rated General Health in Three Developing CountriesYaqiang Qi, Renmin University of China; Peifeng Hu, University of California, Los Angeles; William M. Mason, University of California, Los Angeles

  4. Self-Rated Health: Is Happiness the Missing Link?Andrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine; Leah Ruppanner, University of California, Irvine

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