Unemployment, labor force composition and sickness absence: a panel data study

Sickness absence tends to be negatively correlated with unemployment rates. In addition to pure health effects, this may be due to moral hazard behavior by workers who are fully insured against income loss during sickness and to physicians who meet demand for medical certificates. Alternatively, it...

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Volume: 14
Main Author: Askildsen, Jan Erik
Bratberg, Espen
Nilsen, Øivind Anti
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Chichester, UK John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 01.11.2005
WILEY
published in: Health economics Vol. 14; no. 11; pp. 1087 - 1101
ORCID: 0000-0001-8252-8586
Data of publication: November 2005
ISSN: 1057-9230
1099-1050
EISSN: 1099-1050
Discipline: Medicine
Public Health
Economics
Series: Health Economics
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