Woock, Christopher (2009): Unions and the decision to apply for and the receipt of workers' compensation benefits.
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Using a unique set of questions in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 provides some direct evidence on the mechanism through which union coverage increases WC receipt. Delineating the effects of unions on the decision to apply and the receipt of WC benefits reveals that unions substantially increase the probability of applying conditional on injury, but decrease the probability of receipt conditional on applying.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Unions and the decision to apply for and the receipt of workers' compensation benefits|
|Keywords:||union; workers' compensation; injuries; benefits|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Behavior
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining > J51 - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General
|Depositing User:||Christopher Woock|
|Date Deposited:||16. Apr 2009 23:42|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 23:55|
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