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What drives the perception of health and safety risks in the workplace? Evidence from European labour markets

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  • Thomas Leoni, 2010. "What drives the perception of health and safety risks in the workplace? Evidence from European labour markets," Empirica, Springer;Austrian Institute for Economic Research;Austrian Economic Association, vol. 37(2), pages 165-195, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:empiri:v:37:y:2010:i:2:p:165-195
    DOI: 10.1007/s10663-010-9129-0
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    Keywords

    Risk perceptions; Health and safety hazards; Worker heterogeneity; J24; J81;
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    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J81 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Working Conditions

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