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...

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Volume: 52
Main Author: YANG, MUZHE
LIEN, HSIEN‐MING
CHOU, SHIN‐YI
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.01.2014
WILEY-BLACKWELL
Western Economic Association International
published in: Economic inquiry Vol. 52; no. 1; pp. 116 - 137
Data of publication: January 2014
ISSN: 0095-2583
1465-7295
EISSN: 1465-7295
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: 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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