Search for dissertations about: "sickness absence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 134 swedish dissertations containing the words sickness absence.

  1. 1. Sickness absence : Aspects of measurement, impact of the labour market and effects of intervention

    Author : Hans Goine; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden;

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  2. 2. The economics of sickness absence : social interactions, local cultures and working conditions

    Author : Kristin Ekblad; Mikael Svensson; Lars Hultkrantz; Mats Persson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peer effect; absence; sickness absence; social norms; gender; age; municipality; domestic migration; working conditions; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is the study of social and psychosocial aspects of sickness absence. In Essay 1, Sickness Absence and Peer Effects – Evidence from a Swedish Municipality, detailed employment records from a Swedish public employer are used to investigate whether sick leave among work group colleagues influences individual sick leave. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sickness Absence in Sweden : Its relation to Work, Health and Social Insurance Factors

    Author : Lars-Gunnar Engström; Staffan Janson; Tor Eriksen; Gunnel Hensing; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sickness absence; return to work; work ability; work related factors; psycho-social work environment; health related factors; social insurance system factors; vocational rehabilitation; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: The high levels of sickness absence and disability pensioning experienced during the 1990's and 2000's have become both socially as well as financially burdensome for society. Sickness absence implies a costly loss of production for society and large groups of individuals are risking to become marginalised on the labour market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic policy in health care : Sickness absence and pharmaceutical costs

    Author : David Granlund; Magnus Wikström; Niklas Rudholm; Åke G Blomquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vertical fiscal externalities; sickness absence; sickness benefits; health care expenditure; fixed budgets; pharmaceuticals; cost containment; dynamic panel data models; endogeneity; propensity score matching; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four papers. The first two concerns health care and sickness absence, and the last two pharmaceutical costs and prices. Paper [I] presents an economic federation model which resembles the situation in, for example, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Sickness Insurance, Absence Certification and Social Norms

    Author : Margareta Dackehag; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; occupational physician; general practitioner; physician behaviour; working ability; sickness absence certification; sickness absence; sickness insurance; social insurance; incentives; social norms; Social policy; welfare; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and three essays, considering sickness insurance, social norms and absence certification. The first essay, Group-Specific Social Norms and Economic Incentives in a General Welfare System, investigates the interaction between economic incentives and social influences in a general welfare system. READ MORE