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Workers" compensation and injury duration

Bruce D. Meyer

Workers" compensation and injury duration

evidence from a natural experiment

by Bruce D. Meyer

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Workers" compensation -- Kentucky -- Econometric models.,
  • Workers" compensation -- Michigan -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce D. Meyer, W. Kip Viscusi, David L. Durbin.
    SeriesNBER working papers series -- working paper no. 3494, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 3494.
    ContributionsViscusi, W. Kip., Durbin, David L.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22438141M


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