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Workers' Compensation: Wage Effects, Benefit Inadequacies, and the Value of Health Losses
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987)
Using the 1977 Quality of Employment Survey in conjunction with BLS risk series and state workers' compensation benefit formulas, the authors assess the labor market implications of workers' compensation. Higher levels of ...
Promoting Safety Through Workers' Compensation: The Efficacy and Net Wage Costs of Injury Insurance
(The RAND Journal of Economics, 1989)
This article explores the effects of workers' compensation on fatality rates and wages using the 1982 Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the new occupational fatality data issued by the National Institute for Occupational ...