XXX1DCA1 : Returns to entering the medical-profession in the UK
Wilson, Robert A., 1951-. (1987) XXX1DCA1 : Returns to entering the medical-profession in the UK. Journal of Health Economics , Volume 6 (Number 4). pp. 339-363. ISSN 0167-6296Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-6296(87)90020-8
This paper examines the idea that medical professions in the United Kingdom have, as a result of restrictive practices of various kinds, managed to obtain rates of return to their education and training well above those achieved in other professions. It concludes that after making various adjustments, in particular allowing for differences in hours worked, the returns obtained are in most cases not very different from those for other professions. With the exception of dentists there is therefore no clear-cut evidence from earnings data alone of restrictive practices in the medical professions.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Employment Research|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Health Economics|
|Number of Pages:||25|
|Page Range:||pp. 339-363|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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