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Parenthood and the Gender Gap in Pay
We compare the income and wage trajectories of women to those of their male partners before and after parenthood. Focusing on the within-couple gap allows us to control for both observed andExpand
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On the value of changes in life expectancy.
  • P. Johansson
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Journal of health economics
  • 1 February 1996
In this note the value of parametric changes in hazard rates is analyzed. Two different kinds of changes, sudden or 'blip' changes and persistent changes, respectively, are considered within a modelExpand
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Dynamic Treatment Assignment
We discuss estimation of treatment effects when the timing of treatment is the outcome of a stochastic process. We show that the duration framework in discrete time provides a fertile ground forExpand
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Moral hazard and sickness insurance
We use a reform of Sweden’s sickness insurance system as a source of exogenous variation to analyse the presence of moral hazard. As a result of the reform, the replacement level was reduced from 90Expand
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The value of private safety versus the value of public safety
In this study, one group of respondents is offered to purchase a safety device to be installed in their cars, while another group is offered a public safety program (improved road quality) whichExpand
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On the Value of Changes in Life Expectancy: Blips Versus Parametric Changes
We estimate the value of a ‘blip’, i.e. an immediate small reduction, in the hazard rate for a random sample of Swedes. Since the risk reduction is age-independent (2 ‘extra saved lives’ out ofExpand
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Do economic incentives affect work absence? : Empirical evidence using Swedish micro data
Using a linear demand function, frequently used in labour supply studies, absenteeism is modelled as an individual day-to-day decision. The parameters in the econometric model are consistentlyExpand
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Welfare Evaluations in Contingent Valuation Experiments with Discrete Response Data: Comment
In the case of private goods, individuals reveal their preferences in the market place. No similar market mechanism exists in the case of public goods. However, one obvious possibility is to askExpand
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Calibrating Hypothetical Willingness to Pay Responses
Experimental data comparing hypothetical and real dichotomous choice responses for two different goods were used to estimate a statistical bias function to calibrate the hypothetical yes responses.Expand
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Is an early retirement offer good for your health? Quasi-experimental evidence from the army.
This paper studies empirically the consequences on health of an early retirement offer. To this end we use a targeted retirement offer to military officers 55 years of age or older. Before the offerExpand
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