Search for dissertations about: "sickness absenteeism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words sickness absenteeism.

  1. 1. Discrimination, Sickness Absence, and Labor Market Policy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Lagerström; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Economics; Discrimination; Unobserved heterogeneity; Absenteeism; Social experiment; Active labor market policy; Program evaluation; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introduction and four self-contained essays:Essay 1 (with Stefan Eriksson) investigates empirically whether being unemployed per se reduces the probability of getting contacted by a firm. Individuals registered at the Swedish employment offices post their qualifications in a database available to employers over the Internet. READ MORE

  2. 2. To be or not to be Sick Certified with Special Reference to Physician and Patient Related Factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunilla Norrmén; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sick leave; absenteeism; primary care; family medicine; consultation; professional competence; work capacity; work strain; work demands; authority over decisions; social support; attitude.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine;

    Abstract : Objectives The aim of this thesis was to assess the importance of general practitioners (GP) and patient related factors for the GPs’ decision to sick certify or not to sick certify the patients. Study population and methods The data were obtained from a cross-sectional questionnaire study of GP-patient consultations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Continuous Quality Development by Means of New Understanding A four year study on an Intensive Care Unit during times of hard work and demanding organisational changes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Eva Lindberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health services research; Intensive Care Unit; Mechanical system; Complex Adaptive System; Diminishing resources; Workload; Sickness absenteeism; Sense of Coherence; Stress related symtoms; Organisational Climate; Longitudinal study; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The present thesis follows an intensive care unit during four year of hard work and demanding organisational changes (1998-2001). The changes were mainly initiated by diminishing resources and a legislative claim to pay regard to the quality aspect of health care service. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish Work Environment Policy : An economic analysis

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Carl Hampus Lyttkens; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1985-12-14]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; compensation; contract; enforcement; evaluation; information; occupational hazards; regulation; research; sickness absenteeism; social insurance; subsidies; Sweden; tax; work environment;

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  5. 5. Work, Sickness, Earnings, and Early Exits from the Labor Market: An empirical analysis using Swedish longitudinal data

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Daniela Andrén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; annual earnings and hourly wages; short-term; and long-term absenteeism due to sickness; disability; exits from the labor market; multiple spells; unobserved heterogeneity; duration analysis.;

    Abstract : This thesis contains a general overview, and five papers on the work, earnings, sickness, and early exits from the labor market of individuals in Sweden. Using relatively reliable data for hours worked and annual earnings, Paper 1 analyses the effects of (previous) sickness on both annual earnings and hourly wages, and find that people have lower annual earnings if they have experienced long-term sickness, and there is only a very week effect on the hourly wages. READ MORE