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Economics Research International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 652056, 21 pages
Social Insurance and Truncated Benefits: Measuring the Impacts of Workers' Compensation
Department of Economics & Business, Virginia Military Institute, 333 Scott Shipp Hall, Lexington, VA 24450, USA
Received 21 March 2012; Accepted 25 May 2012
Academic Editor: Almas Heshmati
Copyright © 2012 Samuel K. Allen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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