Physician Financial Incentives and Cesarean Section Delivery
The "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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