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Absenteeism, Presenteeism, and Shirking

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  • S Brown
  • J G Sessions

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We develop the Barmby et al. (1993) model of absenteeism (which appeared in the Scandanavian Journal of Economics) to illustrate the potential for individuals to engage in ?presenteeism? viz. attending work even when they are entitled to paid absence.

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Article provided by Economic Issues in its journal Economic Issues.

Volume (Year): 9 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 15-23

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Handle: RePEc:eis:articl:104brown

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  1. Brown, Sarah & Sessions, John G, 1996. " The Economics of Absence: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 10(1), pages 23-53, March.
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  1. D Cassidy & J Sutherland, 2008. "Going Absent, Then Just Going? A Case Study Examination of Absence and Quitting," Economic Issues Journal Articles, Economic Issues, vol. 13(2), pages 1-20, September.
  2. Fahr, René & Frick, Bernd, 2007. "On the Inverse Relationship between Unemployment and Absenteeism: Evidence from Natural Experiments and Worker Heterogeneity," IZA Discussion Papers 3171, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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