Publications and Presentations

Key publications:
  • VOLP Development and Validation
  1. Zhang W, Bansback N, Boonen A, Severens JL, Anis AH. Development of a composite questionnaire, the valuation of lost productivity, to value productivity losses: application in rheumatoid arthritis. Value Health. 2012 Jan;15(1):46-54
  2. Zhang W, Bansback N, Kopec J, Anis AH. Measuring time input loss among patients with rheumatoid arthritis: validity and reliability of the Valuation of Lost Productivity questionnaire. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 May;53(5):530-6.

  • Theory and Empirical Support
  1. Zhang W, Sun H, Woodcock S, Anis A. Valuing productivity loss due to absenteeism: Firm-level evidence from a Canadian linked employer-employee survey. Health Econ Rev. 2017; 7: 3.
  2. Zhang W, Sun H, Woodcock S, Anis AH. Illness related wage and productivity losses: Valuing 'presenteeism'. Social Science & Medicine. 2015;147:62-71. 
  3. Zhang W, Bansback N, Anis A. Measuring and valuing productivity loss due to poor health: A critical review. Social Science and Medicine. 2011 Jan;72(2):185-92.


1. ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting 2013  (click on poster for large image)
2. Canadian Arthritis Network 2010 (click on poster for large image) 
3. European League Against Rheumatism 2010 (click on poster for large image)
 4. European League Against Rheumatism 2008 (click on poster for large image)
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