Happy birthday! You're insured! Gender differences in work ethics
2007 (English)In: Economics Letters, ISSN 0165-1765, Vol. 94, no 1, 141-145 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This study investigates the potential existence of cheating within the Sickness Insurance Program. Results indicate that young male workers have strong preferences for leisure linked to birthday celebrations. Other workers appear to consider the costs of reporting in sick around birthdays as relatively large.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2007. Vol. 94, no 1, 141-145 p.
reporting sick, cheating, work ethics, natural experiment
Economics and Business
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-57511DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2006.08.013ISI: 000243601500023OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-57511DiVA: diva2:416224
authorCount :12011-05-112011-05-112011-05-11Bibliographically approved