Search for dissertations about: "sickness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 222 swedish dissertations containing the word sickness.

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

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Hans Goine; Mittuniversitetet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden;

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  2. 2. Sickness benefits and measures promoting return to work

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings Universitet

    Author : Elsy Söderberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sickness absence; sickness benefit; practices; client; patients; sickness certification; sick leave; return to work; inter-organisational cooperation; gender; work capacity; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Decisions concerning entitlement to sickness benefits have a substantial impact on the lives of individuals and on society. In most countries, such decisions are made by professionals working in public organisations, and there is much debate about the work performed by those experts, hence more knowledge is needed on this subject. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sickness Insurance: Design and Behavior

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings Universitet

    Author : Klas Rikner; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Social economics; Social ekonomi; Nationalekonomi; economic systems; economic policy; econometrics; economic theory; Economics; Social insurance; Experience rating; Asymmetric information; Insurance; Sickness insurance; Sickness absence;

    Abstract : The first essay presents the results from a questionnaire study of sickness insurance and sickness absence behavior in Sweden. In the first part, people’s preferences for the design of a sickness insurance are discussed. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för nationalekonomi, Umeå universitet

    Author : David Granlund; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Margareta Dackehag; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : 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