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The latest issue of the top ranked Lahore Journal of Economics (Volume 22-1, January-June, 2017, ) is now available online.
   
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The Statistical Value of Injury Risk in Pakistan’s Construction and Manufacturing Sectors

Ahmad Mujtaba Khan and Asma Hyder

Abstract

The authors look at injury risk against occupation and industry, using data from the Labor Force Survey for 2013/14. They focus on five blue-collar occupations in two industries (construction and manufacturing), which tend to account for the highest number of injuries. The authors find that the statistical value of injury in these occupations is too small to reflect the wage premium that workers should be paid for risky jobs.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 7/04/2017 10:33:00 AM,

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