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Title

Are malpractice insurance premiums a tort signal that influence physician hours worked?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1997

Department

Economics

Abstract

This study reports some new evidence on the impact of malpractice insurance costs on physician labor supply behavior. A strategy is proposed to test for the existence of malpractice premium tort signal effects on physician hours worked.