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Workers compensation and disability (77)
A Study of Claim Resolution Structured Settlement Agreements: Final Report Upjohn Institute Technical Reports (2020)
The purpose of this project is to evaluate the quality and effectiveness (measured from the perspectives of workers, businesses, and the State of Washington) of structured settlement agreements (SSAs) of workers compensation claims, and to ...
Workers' Compensation: Analysis for Its Second Century Upjohn Press (2017)
Hunt and Dillender review the status of workers' compensation programs on three critical performance areas: 1) the adequacy of compensation for those disabled in the workplace, 2) return-to-work performance for injured workers, and 3) prevention ...
Extension of Washington Pension System Review Current & Recent Research Projects (2011)
This project extended the work performed under a previous project that addressed the incidence of total and permanent disability pensions in the Washington workers’ compensation system. Researchers provided a literature review of studies that analyze ...
Benefit Equity, Adequacy and Efficacy for Serious Injuries: An Empirical Analysis of Workers’ Compensation Programs Current & Recent Research Projects (2010)
The project examined workers compensation benefits in a sample of states, using wage-loss methodology to address the equity of compensation and the efficacy of different ways to determine compensation.
Expert Advisory Panel on Occupational Health and Safety Current & Recent Research Projects (2010)
This project developed a set of recommendations to improve occupational health and safety in Ontario, Canada. The project addressed the roles and responsibilities of the occupational health and safety system partners and the role of ...
British Columbia Workers' Compensation Core Services Review Revisited Current & Recent Research Projects (2009)
This short-term project revisited the issues raised in the Service Delivery Core Review Report prepared for the Ministry of Skills Development and Labour in the Government of British Columbia, Canada in 2002. This project evaluated ...