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Influence of the sickness benefit reform on sickness absence

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  • Aaviksoo, Evelyn
  • Kiivet, Raul Allan
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    To analyse short-term changes in sick-leave use after the implementation of sick-pay cut policy in Estonia on July 1, 2009.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 120 (2016)
    Issue (Month): 9 ()
    Pages: 1070-1078

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:120:y:2016:i:9:p:1070-1078
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.07.014
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