Work Absence in Europe

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Leo Bonato; Lusine Lusinyan;
  • Journal: IMF Staff Papers, volume 54, issue 3 July, pages 475-538
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1057/palgrave.imfsp.9450016
  • Subject: Europe;Social insurance;Insurance;sickness absence, working time, panel data, benefits, employment, unemployment, unemployed, sickness insurance, Time Allocation and Labor Supply,

Work absence is a part of an individual's decision concerning hours worked. This paper focuses on sickness absence in Europe and builds on an analytical framework in which absence enters both labor supply and demand considerations, with sickness insurance provisions and... View more
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