Physician Financial Incentives and Cesarean Section Delivery
AbstractThe "induced-demand" model states that in the face of negative income shocks, physicians may exploit their agency relationship with patients by providing excessive care. We test this model using an exogenous change in the financial environment facing obstetrician/
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Volume (Year): 27 (1996)
Issue (Month): 1 (Spring)
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- Jonathan Gruber & Maria Owings, 1994. "Physician Financial Incentives and Cesarean Section Delivery," NBER Working Papers 4933, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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