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    • Prioritization and the elusive effect on welfare - A Norwegian health care reform revisited 

      Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kjerstad, Egil (Elsevier, 2015-03)
      The Faster Return to Work (FRW) scheme that Norwegian authorities implemented in 2007 is an example of a policy that builds on the human capital approach. The main idea behind the scheme is that long waiting times for ...
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    • Worried sick? Worker responses to a financial shock 

      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 ...
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