Long-term absenteeism and moral hazard: evidence from a natural experiment

Sick leave payments represent a significant portion of public health expenditures and labor costs. Reductions in replacement levels are a commonly used instrument to tackle moral hazard and to increase the efficiency of the health insurance market. In Germany's Statutory Health Insurance (SHI)...

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Volume: 888
Main Author: Ziebarth, Nicolas R
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) 2009
published in: DIW Discussion Papers Vol. 888
Data of publication: 2009
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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