Workplace injuries and diseases : prevention and compensation : essays in honor of Terry Thomason / Karen Roberts, John F. Burton, Jr., Matthew M. Bodah, editors.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2005.
Description
xv, 301 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Papers from a conference entitled "Workers' Compensation: Current and Emerging Issues" held at the University of Rhode Island on March 27, 2004 to honor the former director of URI's Schmidt Labor Research Center.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction / Karen Roberts -- Economic incentives and workplace safety / Terry Thomason -- The adequacy of workers' compensation cash benefits / Leslie I. Boden, Robert T. Reville, Jeff Biddle -- Permanent partial disability benefits / John F. Burton, Jr. -- Issues in workers' compensation appeals system reform / Douglas E. Hyatt -- Performance measurement in workers' compensation systems / H. Allan Hunt -- The structure of and incentives from workers' compensation pricing / Karen Roberts -- Health care and workers' compensation / Cameron Mustard, Sandra Sinclair -- How can behavioral economics inform research on workplace injuries? / Seth A. Seabury, Robert T. Reville, Hilary J. Rhodes, Leslie I. Boden -- Revisiting black lung : can the feds deliver workers' compensation for occupational disease? / Peter S. Barth -- Workers' compensation in Rhode Island : reform through business/labor cooperation / Matthew Carey.
ISBN
0880993243 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2005009746
OCLC
58985849
International Article Number
  • 9780880993241
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