Organizational Change, Absenteeism, and Welfare Dependency
AbstractBased on Norwegian register data, we set up a multivariate mixed proportional hazard model (MMPH) to analyze nurses’ pattern of work, sickness absence, nonemployment, and social insurance dependency from 1992 to 2000, and how that pattern was affected by workplace characteristics. The model is estimated by means of the nonparametric maximum-likelihood estimator (NPMLE). We find that downsizing processes involve a significant increase in the level of sickness absence among still-employed nurses. They also cause a significant increase in the probability of entering into more long-lasting health-related social insurance dependency.
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- Røed, Knut & Fevang, Elisabeth, 2009. "Organisational Change, Absenteeism and Welfare Dependency," HERO On line Working Paper Series 2005:9, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
- Røed, Knut & Fevang, Elisabeth, 2005. "Organisational Change, Absenteeism and Welfare Dependency," Memorandum 20/2005, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- J28 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Safety; Job Satisfaction; Related Public Policy
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