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Real Returns to Career Decisions: The Physician's Specialty and Location Choices


  • Kathryn M. Langwell


In this article we estimate a spatial autoregressive multinomial probit model of the choice of location by general practitioners for establishing their initial practice. This model allows us to account for potential interdependencies among location ...

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  • Kathryn M. Langwell, 1980. "Real Returns to Career Decisions: The Physician's Specialty and Location Choices," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 15(2), pages 278-286.
  • Handle: RePEc:uwp:jhriss:v:15:y:1980:i:2:p:278-286

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    1. Jessica Wolpaw Reyes, 2006. "Do Female Physicians Capture Their Scarcity Value? The Case of OB/GYNs," NBER Working Papers 12528, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Bolduc, Denis & Fortin, Bernard & Fournier, Marc-Andre, 1996. "The Effect of Incentive Policies on the Practice Location of Doctors: A Multinomial Probit Analysis," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 14(4), pages 703-732, October.
    3. Kathryn M. Langwell & Shelly L. Nelson & Edward Lenk, 1983. "Comparative Evaluation of National Health Service Corps Alumni Retained in Health Manpower Shortage Areas: Research Design," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 2acb4abd17324c53ba4b43593, Mathematica Policy Research.

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