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 Robert
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 2009
Related: DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research
Data of publication: 2009
Series: Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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