Supply of healthcare: physicians, nurses, and hospitals.
A good report should summarize the main approach and contribution of the paper, and then provide a critical assessment of the work. Referee reports should be less than 2 pages, single-spaced.
Pick one paper from below and write a review report.
Supply of healthcare: physicians, nurses, and hospitals
1. Fuchs, V. R. (1996). Economics, values, and health care reform. American Economic Review, 86(1), 1-24.
2. Kessler, D., & McClellan, M. (1996). Do doctors practice defensive medicine?. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 111(2), 353-390.
3. Mark G. Duggan, “Hospital Ownership and Public Medical Spending” The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2000) 115 (4): 1343-1373
4. Baicker, Katherine, and Amitabh Chandra. “The productivity of physician specialization: evidence from the Medicare program.” The American Economic Review 94.2 (2004): 357-361.
5. Dafny, L. S. (2005). How do hospitals respond to price changes?The American Economic Review, 95(5), 1525-1547.
6. Currie, J., & MacLeod, W. B. (2008). First do no harm? Tort reform and birth outcomes. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 123(2), 795-830.
7. Acemoglu, D., & Finkelstein, A. (2008). Input and technology choices in regulated industries: Evidence from the health care sector. Journal of Political Economy, 116(5), 837-880.
8. Doyle Jr, J. J., Ewer, S. M., & Wagner, T. H. (2010). Returns to physician human capital: Evidence from patients randomized to physician teams. Journal of health economics, 29(6), 866-882.
9. Chandra, A., Cutler, D., & Song, Z. (2011). Who ordered that? The economics of treatment choices in medical care. In Handbook of Health Economics (Vol. 2, pp. 397-432). Elsevier.
10. Schuur, J. D., & Venkatesh, A. K. (2012). The growing role of emergency departments in hospital admissions. New England Journal of Medicine, 367(5), 391-393.
11. Frakes, M. (2013). The impact of medical liability standards on regional variations in physician behavior: evidence from the adoption of national-standard rules. The American Economic Review, 103(1), 257-276.
12. Clemens, J., & Gottlieb, J. D. (2014). Do physicians’ financial incentives affect medical treatment and patient health?. The American economic review, 104(4), 1320-1349.
13. Chan Jr, D. C. (2015). The efficiency of slacking off: Evidence from the emergency department (No. w21002). National Bureau of Economic Research.
14. Doyle Jr, J. J., Graves, J. A., Gruber, J., & Kleiner, S. A. (2015). Measuring returns to hospital care: Evidence from ambulance referral patterns. Journal of Political Economy, 123( 1), 170-214.
15. Song, H., Tucker, A. L., & Murrell, K. L. (2015). The diseconomies of queue pooling: An empirical investigation of emergency department length of stay. Management Science, 61(12), 3032-3053.
16. Duggan, M., Gruber, J., & Vabson, B. (2015). The Efficiency Consequences of Health Care Privatization: Evidence from Medicare Advantage Exits (No. w21650). National Bureau of Economic Research.
17. Chan, D. C. (2016). Teamwork and moral hazard: evidence from the emergency department. Journal of Political Economy, 124(3), 734-770.
18. Chan Jr, D. C. (2016). Informational Frictions and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training (No. w21855). National Bureau of Economic Research.
19. Currie, J., MacLeod, W. B., & Van Parys, J. (2016). Provider practice style and patient health outcomes: the case of heart attacks. Journal of health economics, 47, 64-80.
20. Abaluck, J., Agha, L., Kabrhel, C., Raja, A., & Venkatesh, A. (2016). The Determinants of Productivity in Medical Testing: Intensity and Allocation of Care. American Economic Review, 106(12), 3730-64.
21. Johnson, E. M., & Rehavi, M. M. (2016). Physicians treating physicians: Information and incentives in childbirth. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8(1), 115-141.