Stigma, Social Relationship and HIV Testing in the Workplace: Evidence from South Africa

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Arimoto, Yutaka; Ito, Seiro; Kudo, Yuya; Tsukada, Kazunari;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
  • Journal: IDE Discussion Paper = IDE Discussion Paper,volume 386
  • Subject: JEL:M54 - Labor Management | Corporate sector, Disclosure concern, Discrimination, HIV/AIDS, Perceived stigma, Social network | South Africa,Diseases,Health and hygiene,Social problems,Corporate sector,Disclosure concern,Discrimination,HIV/AIDS,Perceived stigma,Social network | JEL:D83 - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge | Social problems | South Africa | Diseases | Disclosure concern | Social network | Corporate sector | Perceived stigma | HIV/AIDS | JEL:I12 - Health Production: | Discrimination | JEL:M14 - Corporate Culture; Social Responsibility | Health and hygiene
    • jel: jel:D83 | jel:M54 | jel:I12 | jel:M14

This paper explores whether a worker's unwillingness to make his/her HIV-positive status or test-taking experience known by colleagues impedes his/her decision to test for HIV. After analyzing the new survey data provided by employees working for a large multinational e... View more
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