IS THERE A PHYSICIAN PEER EFFECT? EVIDENCE FROM NEW DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS
We investigate whether and how physicians' prescriptions of a new drug are influenced by their colleagues in the same hospital during shared working time. We use longitudinal data of physicians who prescribed antipsychotic drugs for schizophrenia patients in Taiwan between 1997 and 2010. We fin...
|Place of publication:||
Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.01.2014
Western Economic Association International
|published in:||Economic inquiry Vol. 52; no. 1; pp. 116 - 137|
|Data of publication:||January 2014|
We are thankful to Marianne Bitler (Co‐Editor), an anonymous reviewer, James Dearden, Thomas McGuire, J. Niels Rosenquist, and Judy Shinogle (deceased) for their valuable and insightful comments and suggestions. We also thank the seminar participants at Lehigh University, National Taiwan University, Academia Sinica, Southeastern Health Economics Study Group, and the Third Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists. All errors are our own.
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|Database:||Social Sciences Citation Index
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