Browsing Department of Economics by Author "Bratberg, Espen"
Gender differences in disability after sickness absence with musculoskeletal disorders: five-year prospective study of 37,942 women and 26,307 men Gjesdal, Sturla; Bratberg, Espen; Mæland, John Gunnar (BioMed Central, 2011-02-07)Background Gender differences in the prevalence and occupational consequences of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are consistently found in epidemiological studies. The study investigated whether gender differences also ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Bratberg, Espen; Monstad, Karin (Elsevier, 2015-04)Excessive sickness absence may hurt productivity and put a strain on public finances. One explanation put forward for increasing absence rates is that a tougher labour market represents a health hazard. A competing hypothesis ...Journal article