Worker absence histories: a panel data study

Tim Barmby, Chris D. Orme, John Treble

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This paper examines the extent to which workers' contracts affect their absence behaviour. It uses a daily panel of data on workers' absence histories gathered from two factories belonging to the same firm. It finds that the terms of the work contract are important in determining absence. © 1995.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-65
Number of pages12
JournalLabour Economics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1995


  • Absenteeism
  • Labour supply
  • Panel data


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