Long-Term Absenteeism and Moral Hazard Evidence from a Natural Experiment

@inproceedings{Berlin2009LongTermAA,
  title={Long-Term Absenteeism and Moral Hazard Evidence from a Natural Experiment},
  author={Tu Berlin},
  year={2009}
}
We theoretically and empirically disentangle various e ects of two cuts in the statutory sick pay levels in Germany on long-term absenteeism. The reforms have not led to signi cant changes in the average incidence rate and duration of sick leave periods longer than six weeks. The nding is theoretically con rmed assuming that the long-term sick are seriously… CONTINUE READING