Workers' Risk Tolerance and Occupational Injuries.

@article{Galizzi2015WorkersRT,
  title={Workers' Risk Tolerance and Occupational Injuries.},
  author={Monica Galizzi and Tommaso Tempesti},
  journal={Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 10},
  pages={1858-75}
}
This study explores the relationship between individuals' risk tolerance and occupational injuries. We analyze data from a national representative survey of U.S. workers that includes information about injuries, risk tolerance, cognitive and noncognitive attributes, and risky behaviors. We measure risk tolerance through questions regarding individuals' willingness to gamble on their lifetime income. We estimate zero-inflated count models to assess the role played by such measures on workers… CONTINUE READING

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