Recessions are Bad for Workplace Safety

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Boone, J.; van Ours, J.C.; Wuellrich, J.P.; Zweimuller, J.;
  • Publisher: Economics
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2011.05.013, doi: 10.5167/uzh-50856
  • Subject: Department of Economics | J81 | cyclical fluctuations; economic incentives; workplace accidents | cyclical fl uctuations | J60 | cyclical fluctuations, economic incentives, workplace accidents | Workplace accidents;economic incentives;cyclical fl uctuations | I10 | I10 - General | cyclical fluctuations | Workplace accidents | 330 Economics | Workplace accidents; economic incentives; cyclical fl uctuations | J60 - General | J81 - Working Conditions | economic incentives
    • jel: jel:J60 | jel:J81 | jel:I10
      ddc: ddc:330

Workplace accidents are an important economic phenomenon. Yet, the pro-cyclical fl uctuations in workplace accidents are not well understood. They could be related to fluctuations in effort and working hours, but workplace accidents may also be affected by reporting beh... View more
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