The effects of a sick pay reform on absence and on health-related outcomes

We evaluate the effects of a reduction in sick pay from 100 to 80% of the wage. Unlike previous literature, apart from absence from work, we also consider effects on doctor/hospital visits and subjective health indicators. We also add to the literature by estimating both switch-on and switch-off eff...

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Volume: 29
Main Author: Puhani, Patrick A
Sonderhof, Katja
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2010
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published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 29; no. 2; pp. 285 - 302
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Series: Journal of Health Economics
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