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Health Economics Research Programme, University of Oslo HERO On line Working Paper Series

No 2005:1:
Wage Policies for Health Personnel - Essays on the Wage Impact on Hours of Work and Practice Choice

Erik Magnus Sæther ()

Abstract: This thesis aims to explore the short-term impact of increased wages on the working hours of health personnel and their practice choice. An additional objective is to identify existing compensating differentials in the job market for health personnel.

Keywords: physicians; registered nurses; discrete choice; non-convex budget sets; labor supply; sector-specific wages; (follow links to similar papers)

JEL-Codes: C25; I10; J22; (follow links to similar papers)

218 pages, June 7, 2009

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