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Socioeconomic Status and Physicians' Treatment Decisions
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2015-05)
This paper aims at shedding light on the social gradient by studying the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and provision of health care. Using administrative data on services provided by General Practitioners ...
Competition and physician behaviour: Does the competitive environment affect the propensity to issue sickness certificates?
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2017-09)
Competition among physicians is widespread, but compelling empirical evidence on the impact on service provision is limited, mainly due to lack of exogenous variation in the degree of competition. In this paper we exploit ...
Do Treatment Decisions Depend on Physicians’ Financial Incentives?
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2015-07)
We study whether and how physicians respond to financial incentives, making use of detailed register data on the health-care services provided to patients by general practitioners (GPs) in Norway over a six-year period ...