Firms' sickness costs and workers' sickness absence
---- Acknowledgments ----
This research was supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through grant # 1 DRC12000002-01 00 to the National Bureau of Economic Research as part of the SSA Disability Research Consortium. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, any agency of the Federal Government or the NBER. Support from the Austrian National Research Network \Labor Economics and the Welfare State" is gratefully acknowledged. Böheim is also associated with CESifo, NBER, WIFO, and IZA. Christina Judmayr and Christian Thallinger provided excellent research assistance.