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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Main Author: Ziebarth, Nicolas R
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin 01.01.2009
Data of publication: 2009-01-01
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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