THE EFFECTS OF EXPANDING THE GENEROSITY OF THE STATUTORY SICKNESS INSURANCE SYSTEM

This article evaluates an expansion of employer-mandated sick leave from 80% to 100% of forgone gross wages in Germany. We employ and compare parametric difference-in-difference (DID), matching DID and mixed approaches. Overall workplace absences increased by at least 10% or 1 day per worker per yea...

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Volume: 29
Main Author: NICOLAS R. ZIEBARTH
MARTIN KARLSSON
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Wiley (Variant) 01.03.2014
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published in: Journal of applied econometrics (Chichester, England) Vol. 29; no. 2; pp. 208 - 230
ORCID: 0000-0003-3562-2371
Data of publication: 20140301
ISSN: 0883-7252
1099-1255
EISSN: 1099-1255
Discipline: Economics
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