Workplace Injuries and Diseases: Prevention and Compensation - Essays in Honor of Terry Thomason

Title

Workplace Injuries and Diseases: Prevention and Compensation - Essays in Honor of Terry Thomason

Year

2005

DOI

10.17848/9781429454919

Abstract

This book presents a set of essays from a group of leading scholars that provides a detailed overview of what is known about the disability insurance system while highlighting areas of the system that beg for greater understanding.

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Download 1. Introduction (270 KB)

Download 6. Performance Measurement in Workers' Compensation Systems (353 KB)

Contents

  1. Introduction / Karen Roberts
  2. Economic Incentives and Workplace Safety / Terry Thomason
  3. The Adequacy of Workers' Compensation Cash Benefits / Leslie I. Boden, Robert T. Reville, and Jeff Biddle
  4. Permanent Partial Disability Benefits / John F. Burton, Jr.
  5. Issues in Workers' Compensation Appeals System Reform / Douglas E. Hyatt
  6. Performance Measurement in Workers' Compensation Systems / H. Allan Hunt
  7. The Structure of and Incentives from Workers' Compensation Pricing / Karen Roberts
  8. Health Care and Workers' Compensation / Cameron Mustard and Sandra Sinclair
  9. How Can Behavioral Economics Inform Research on Workplace Injuries? / Seth A. Seabury, Robert T. Reville, Hilary J. Rhodes, and Leslie I. Boden
  10. Revisiting Black Lung: Can the Feds Deliver Workers' Compensation for Occupational Disease? / Peter S. Barth
  11. Workers' Compensation in Rhode Island: Reform through Business/Labor Cooperation / Matthew Carey

Note

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

ISBN

9780880993241 (pbk.) ; 9781429454919 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Workers compensation and disability; Benefits and financing; Disability; Occupational health and safety

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Roberts, Karen, John F. Burton Jr., and Matthew M. Bodah, eds. 2005. Workplace Injuries and Diseases: Prevention and Compensation - Essays in Honor of Terry Thomason. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/9781429454919