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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 ...
Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
(The American Economic Review, 1995)
This paper examines the effect of workers' compensation on time out of work. It introduces a "natural experiment" approach of comparing individuals injured before and after increases in the maximum weekly benefit amount. ...