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Early Interventions and Disability Insurance: Experience from a Field Experiment
Uppsala University, Units outside the University, Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, Uppsala Center for Fiscal Studies. Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS).
Uppsala University, Units outside the University, Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation. Institute of Labor Economics (IZA); Inspektionen för socialförsäkringen (ISF); Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS).
2017 (English)In: Economic Journal, ISSN 0013-0133, E-ISSN 1468-0297, Vol. 127, no 600, p. 363-392Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

We estimate the effects of early assessments of an individual's need for vocational rehabilitation in the Swedish sickness insurance system using a field experiment. One of the interventions increases the flow to disability benefits by 20%. The effect is larger for unemployed individuals, who also are covered by the sickness insurance scheme. This result is in line with a theoretical model with moral hazard and asymmetric information in which individuals with low work incentives communicate worse health in response to the assessment for rehabilitation which then increases the hazard to disability benefits.

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2017. Vol. 127, no 600, p. 363-392
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-288358DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12310ISI: 000395175900004OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-288358DiVA: diva2:923984
Available from: 2016-04-27 Created: 2016-04-27 Last updated: 2017-04-18Bibliographically approved

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