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We provide an estimate of the effect of refugees' length of waiting time in the Danish asylum system on their subsequent employment using administrative data. In contrast to previous studies, we take into account that refugees' labor market integration is delayed since their labor market access is restricted during the asylum-seeking phase. We find that an additional year of waiting time decreases subsequent employment by 3.2 percentage points on average. This effect is mostly driven by the delay in the labor market engagement among refugees. Waiting time may have an effect on subsequent employment that is additional to the delay effect, and this could be either positive or negative depending on the nature of the conditions under which asylum seekers live while waiting for their cases to be processed. We find that this additional effect is positive and statistically significant until observable individual characteristics are included, at which point it becomes small in magnitude and no longer significant.
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Long waiting time at red light leads to negative experiences and red-light running behaviors. To shorten pedestrians' experienced waiting time, this study explores how the tempo and pitch in audible p...
The decline in the working hours of general practitioners (GPs) is a key factor influencing access to health care in many countries. We investigate the effect of changes in hours worked by GPs on wait...
Common performance metrics for outpatient clinics define the time between patient arrival and entry into an examination room as "waiting time." Time spent in the room is considered processing time. Th...
Waiting time for non-emergency medical care in developing countries is rarely of immediate concern to policy makers that prioritize provision of basic health services. However, waiting time as a measu...
The aim of this study was to assess asylum seekers' views on their legal situations, asylum procedures and living conditions, and the relationship of these factors towards psychological stress.
The main objective of this research is to study the logics and the associated factors with asylum seekers use of dedicated health structures. This objective aims to address major concerns...
The aim of this study is to compare the cost-effectiveness of major joint replacement in patients with short and non-fixed (control group) waiting time (WT). After being placed on the wait...
The amount of time the patient has spent awaiting treatment and the nature of the waiting room environment influence the anxiety level prior treatment. The objective of the present study i...
In this study we want to compare Narrative Exposure Therapy to Treatment as Usual for traumatized refugees and asylum seekers in the Mid- Norway region. Clinicians in psychiatric outpatien...
The main objective of this study is to estimate the cost-effectiveness of ozone therapy in patients on the waiting list for surgery due to disc herniation.
The ability to estimate periods of time lapsed or duration of time.
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect combined with real-time imaging. The real-time image is created by rapid movement of the ultrasound beam. A powerful advantage of this technique is the ability to estimate the velocity of flow from the Doppler shift frequency.
The different methods of scheduling patient visits, appointment systems, individual or group appointments, waiting times, waiting lists for hospitals, walk-in clinics, etc.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
A nonparametric method of compiling LIFE TABLES or survival tables. It combines calculated probabilities of survival and estimates to allow for observations occurring beyond a measurement threshold, which are assumed to occur randomly. Time intervals are defined as ending each time an event occurs and are therefore unequal. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1995)