Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Leo Bonato , and Lusine Lusinyan
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2004
Keywords: sickness absence, working time, panel data, benefits, employment, unemployment, unemployed, sickness insurance, Time Allocation and Labor Supply,
Work absence is an important part of the individual decision on actual working hours. This paper focuses on sickness absence in Europe and develops a stylized model where absence is part of the labor-leisure decisi...