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dc.contributor.authorWikström, Johanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-27T09:29:40Z-
dc.date.available2011-05-27T09:29:40Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45752-
dc.description.abstractSeveral studies have documented that employer incentives, in form of experience rating, co-insurance or deductibles, could decrease the social insurance usage. Such employer incentives may though have unintended side effects, as it gives employers incentives to transfer the costs to their workers, affecting individual wages and inducing cream skimming. Side effects which have been given limited attention. This paper aims to fill one part of this gap in the literature. The effect off employer incentives on individual wages is estimated using a reform in January 1992, which introduced an employer co-insurance system into the Swedish sickness absence insurance. The analysis based on a long population panel database, including survey information on hourly wages, gives no support of any important individual wage effects from the co-insurance reform. This is not a result of lack of variation in individual wage increases, nor is it a result of large standard errors.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherInst. for Labour Market Policy Evaluation Uppsalaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking paper // IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation 2009:13en_US
dc.subject.jelC23en_US
dc.subject.jelH55en_US
dc.subject.jelI18en_US
dc.subject.jelJ39en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordWageen_US
dc.subject.keywordemployer incentivesen_US
dc.subject.keywordco-insuranceen_US
dc.subject.keywordsickness absenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordwork absenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial insuranceen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnen_US
dc.subject.stwÖkonomischer Anreizen_US
dc.subject.stwGesetzliche Krankenversicherungen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialversicherungen_US
dc.subject.stwFehlzeiten_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleThe effect of employer incentives in social insurance on individual wagesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn601920503en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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