Journal article

Junior doctors' preferences for specialty choice

Peter Sivey, Anthony Scott, Julia Witt, Catherine Joyce, John Humphreys

Journal of Health Economics | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2012

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Health Services Research Grant


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Health Services Research Grant (454799) and the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. The views in this paper are those of the authors alone. We thank the doctors who gave their valuable time to participate in MABEL, and the other members of the MABEL team for data cleaning and comments on drafts of this paper: Terence Cheng, Sung-Hee Jeon, Danny Hills, Guyonne Kalb, Daniel Kuehnle, Anne Leahy, Matthew McGrail, Michelle McIsaac, Stefanie Schurer, Durga Shrestha and Wenda Yan. We are also thankful for comments from participants at the Australian Labour Econometrics Workshop 2011. The study was approved by the University of Melbourne Faculty of Business and Economics Human Ethics Advisory Group (Ref. 0709559) and the Monash University Standing Committee on Ethics in Research Involving Humans (Ref. CF07/1102-2007000291).