Sickness Absence, Moral Hazard, and the Business Cycle

SummaryThe procyclical nature of sickness absence has been documented by many scholars in literature. So far, explanations have been based on labor force composition and reduced moral hazard caused by fear of job loss during recessions. In this paper, we propose and test a third mechanism caused by...

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Volume: 24
Main Author: Pichler, Stefan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.06.2015
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published in: Health economics Vol. 24; no. 6; pp. 692 - 710
Data of publication: June 2015
ISSN: 1057-9230
1099-1050
EISSN: 1099-1050
Discipline: Medicine
Public Health
Economics
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