Estimating the Impact of Experience Rating on the Inflow into Disability Insurance in the Netherlands
AbstractThis paper examines the effects of experience rating on the inflow into disability insurance (DI) in the Netherlands, using unique longitudinal administrative data from the social benefit administration. We follow a difference-in-differences approach to identify the impact of changes in DI premiums. Due to unawareness of the experience rating system, employers seem to have been triggered to increase preventative activities, once they have experienced increases in DI premium. We find this impact to be substantial, amounting to a 15% reduction of the DI inflow.
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- Pierre Koning, 2004. "Estimating the impact of experience rating on the inflow into disability insurance in the Netherlands," CPB Discussion Paper 37, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.
- H22 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Incidence
- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Production
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
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- NEP-ALL-2005-10-29 (All new papers)
- NEP-EEC-2005-10-29 (European Economics)
- NEP-HEA-2005-10-29 (Health Economics)
- NEP-IAS-2005-10-29 (Insurance Economics)
- NEP-PBE-2005-10-29 (Public Economics)
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