Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/82266
Authors: 
Lindgren, Karl-Oskar
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
Working Paper, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy 2012:26
Abstract: 
This study examines how workplace size relates to transitions in- and out-of sickness absence. Overall, the study finds important differences in the long-term sickness absence behavior of individuals working in small and large workplaces. In particular, the results show that the sickness spells are of higher incidence, but somewhat shorter duration in large workplaces. However, the results also show that the strength of these relationships varies across different labor market groups. The analysis is based on rich administrative data from Sweden over the period 1994-2008.
Subjects: 
sickness absence
workplace size
hazard model
JEL: 
I13
J22
J23
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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