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

Imprint Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages) : illustrations
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.
Bibliography 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, and 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 and Sandra Sinclair -- How can behavioral economics inform research on workplace injuries? / Seth A. Seabury [and others] -- 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.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Workers' compensation -- United States -- Congresses.
Employers' liability insurance -- United States -- Congresses.
Employers' liability -- United States -- Congresses.
Industrial safety -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses.
Industrial hygiene -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Roberts, Karen, 1949-
Burton, John F.
Bodah, Matthew M. (Matthew Michael)
Thomason, Terry.
Other Form: Print version: Workplace injuries and diseases. Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2005 (DLC) 2005009746
ISBN 9781429454919 (electronic bk.)
1429454911 (electronic bk.)
0880993243 (pbk. ; alk. paper)