The Impact of Sickness Absenteeism on Firm Productivity: New Evidence from Belgian Matched Employer–Employee Panel Data
Using rich longitudinal matched employer–employee data for Belgium, we provide a first investigation of the impact of sickness absenteeism on firms’ productivity. To do so, we estimate a production function augmented with a firm‐level measure of sickness absenteeism that we constructed from worker‐l...
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HOBOKEN WILEY 01.01.2020
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|published in:||Industrial relations (Berkeley) Vol. 59; no. 1; pp. 150 - 194|
|Data of publication:||January 2020|
Universitè Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium; IZA, Bonn, Germany; Université de Mons, Mons, Belgium; Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain, Belgium. E‐mail
The authors’ affiliations are, respectively, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Turin, Italy. E‐mail
We are most grateful to Statistics Belgium for giving us access to the data. We thank the Editor and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments and suggestions. Funding for this research was provided by the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO), within the IPSWICH and IMMIBEL projects. The usual disclaimer applies.
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|Database:||Web of Knowledge
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