WCR Research Report

Workers’ Compensation Resources Research Report 
Research and Public Policy for the Workers’ Disability Income System

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 Issue 7, December 2013
This issue examines the profitability of the workers’ compensation insurance industry in 2012.

         *Issue 7 has been superseded by Issue Eight.

Issue 5, December 2012
This issue examines the profitability of the workers’ compensation insurance industry.  To download Issue Five click here. To order a color hard copy of this issue click here.

Issue 4, June 2012
This issue examines the employers’ costs of workers’ compensation based on the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Workers’ compensation costs for private sector employers declined in 2011 for the sixth year in a row.  To download Issue Four click here. To order a color hard copy of this issue click here.

Issue 3, August 2011
This issue contains a report on “Workers’ Compensation Incurred Benefits: 1985-2007” based on the latest available data.  The national averages of workers’ compensation benefits have been relatively stable in recent years, but there are substantial differences among jurisdictions in cash, medical, and total benefits.   To download Issue Three click here. To order a color hard copy of this issue click here.

Issue 2, May 2011
This issue examines the employers’ costs of workers’ compensation based on the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Workers’ compensation costs for private sector employers declined in 2010 for the fifth year in a row.

                *Issue 2 has been superseded by Issue Four

Issue 1, September 2010
The inaugural issue examines the profitability of the workers’ compensation insurance industry.

                *Issue 1 has been superseded by Issue Five