The pros and cons of sick pay schemes: Testing for contagious presenteeism and noncontagious absenteeism behavior

This paper provides an analytical framework and uses data from the U.S. and Germany to test for the existence of contagious presenteeism and negative externalities in sick leave insurance. The first part exploits high-frequency Google Flu data and the staggered implementation of U.S. sick pay mandat...

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Volume: 156
Main Author: Pichler, Stefan
Ziebarth, Nicolas R
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 01.12.2017
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
published in: Journal of public economics Vol. 156; pp. 14 - 33
ORCID: 0000-0003-3562-2371
Data of publication: December 2017
ISSN: 0047-2727
1879-2316
EISSN: 1879-2316
Discipline: Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
Subjects:
U.S
J32
I13
I12
J22
I18
J28
U.S
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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