Public, private or both? Analyzing factors influencing the labour supply of medical specialists

Terence C Cheng, Guyonne Kalb, Anthony Scott

Canadian Journal of Economics | WILEY | Published : 2018


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank two anonymous referees for their comments and suggestions. We gratefully acknowledge the helpful comments that we received at the 2013 World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, the 2013 Conference of the Australian Health Economics Society and at a number of research seminars in universities. This paper uses data from the MABEL longitudinal survey of doctors conducted by the University of Melbourne and Monash University (through the MABEL research team). Funding for MABEL comes from the National Health and Medical Research Council (Health Services Research Grant: 2008-2011 and Centre for Research Excellence in Medical Workforce Dynamics: 2012-2016) with additional support from the Department of Health (in 2008) and Health Workforce Australia (in 2013). The MABEL research team bears no responsibility for how the data has been analyzed, used or summarized in this paper.