Location of health professionals: The supply side
Allen C. Goodman and
Brent C. Smith
Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2018, vol. 68, issue C, 148-159
Urban/regional economic analyses help explain several features of health service providers including output determination. Spatial agglomerations increase factor productivity, and therefore rents paid and wages earned. Larger agglomerations imply higher rents and wages, justifying the clustering of health professionals in large cities and medical centers.
Keywords: R12; I11; Agglomeration economies; Health sector wage; Local labor supply (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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