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Modern Family? Paternity Leave and Marital Stability
We study the effects of unanticipated changes to the intra-household division of parental leave on family stability exploiting two parental leave reforms in Sweden. Using a fuzzy regressionExpand
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Improving efficiency or impairing access? Health care consolidation and quality of care: Evidence from emergency hospital closures in Sweden.
Recent health care consolidation trends raise the important policy question whether improved emergency medical services and enhanced productivity can offset adverse quality effects from decreasedExpand
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Subjective and objective quality and choice of hospital: Evidence from maternal care services in Germany.
We study patient choice of healthcare provider based on both objective and subjective quality measures in the context of maternal care hospital services in Germany. Objective measures are obtainedExpand
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Estimating returns to hospital volume: Evidence from advanced cancer surgery.
High-volume hospitals typically perform better than low-volume hospitals. In this paper, we study whether such patterns reflect a causal effect of case volume on patient outcomes. To this end, weExpand
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Microeconometric Analyses of Individual Behavior in Public Welfare Systems : Applications in Health and Education Economics
This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Women have more absenteeism while simultaneously live longer than men. This pattern suggests that men and women's preferences for sicknesExpand
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Working while studying? Student aid design and socioeconomic achievement disparities in higher education☆
We analyze the relation between student academic achievement and labor supply by exploiting institutional variation derived from a Swedish public financial aid reform which altered the relative costExpand
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Subjective and objective quality reporting and choice of hospital: Evidence from maternal care services in Germany
We study patient choice of healthcare provider based on both objective and subjective quality measures in the context of maternal care hospital services in Germany. Objective measures are obtainedExpand
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A matter of life and death? Hospital distance and quality of care: evidence from emergency hospital closures and myocardial infarctions
Recent health care centralization trends raise the important question of the extent to which the quality of emergency medical services may offset effects from decreased access to emergency healthExpand
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A Matter of Life and Death? Hospital Distance and Quality of Care
The article analyzes to which extent residential proximity from an emergency hospital affects the probability of surviving an acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The critical time aspect in AMIExpand
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Absenteeism, Gender and the Morbidity–Mortality Paradox
Women are, on average, more often absent from work for health reasons than men, but live longer. This conflicting pattern suggests that the gender absenteeism gap arises partly from factors unrelatExpand
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