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  1. Fulltext. Commuting Time and Sick-Day Absence of US Workers. Nouveau.

    Rapport (Document internet) - En anglais


    Traduction en français : Temps de trajet et absence pour maladie des travailleurs américains.

    This paper analyzes the relationship between commuting time and sick-day absence of US workers.

    Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics for the years 2011,2013, and 2015, we find that a 1% increase in the daily commute of male workers is associated with an increase of around 0.018% in sick-day absences per year.

    In the case of women, the relationship is not significant.

    These results hold after controlling for individual fixed effects and socio-demographic characteristics, changes in jobs and places of residence, and differences in the self-reported health status of workers.

    By determining how commuting time is related to sickness absenteeism, we shed light on the relationship between commuting behavior and workers'health-related outcomes, measured by their labour supply.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Arrêt, Travail, Durée trajet, Absentéisme, Déplacement domicile travail

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, Shutdown, Work, Travel time, Absenteeism, Journey to work

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    IRDES - Institut de Recherche et Documentation en Economie de la Santé

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 26/10/2018.