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dc.contributor.authorHassink, Wolter H.J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorKoning, Pierreen_US
dc.date.accessioned2005-09-05en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:13:31Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:13:31Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33632-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates the effectiveness of a monthly lottery in reducing sick leave among workers in a manufacturing firm. Conditions of participation are not having reported sick in the previous three months and not having won the lottery earlier. It turns out that the lottery results in a decrease in the rate of sick leave of 1.6 percentage point. From the perspective of the firm, the lottery is found to be highly beneficial that is, the benefits associated with the decrease in the sick leave rate exceed the costs of the lottery. Workers seem to be primarily driven by the first upcoming lottery. After winning the lottery, winners resume their previous (rate of) absence.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x1644en_US
dc.subject.jelJ22en_US
dc.subject.jelJ32en_US
dc.subject.jelM52en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordabsenteeismen_US
dc.subject.keywordsick leaveen_US
dc.subject.keywordincentivesen_US
dc.subject.keywordlotteryen_US
dc.subject.stwLeistungsorientierte Vergütungen_US
dc.subject.stwFehlzeiten_US
dc.subject.stwGlücksspielen_US
dc.subject.stwNiederlandeen_US
dc.titleDo financial bonuses to employees reduce their absenteeism? Outcome of a lotteryen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn497791552en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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