The Importance of the Physician in the Generic versus Trade-Name Prescription Decision

I examine the importance of physicians in the process by which patients receive either trade-name or generic drugs. Using a dataset on physicians, their patients, and the multisource drugs prescribed, I find that almost all physicians prescribe both types of drugs to their patients, but some physici...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic details
Volume: 29
Main Author: Hellerstein, JK
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: LAWRENCE Rand 01.04.1998
RAND
The RAND Corporation
Rand, Journal of Economics
published in: The Rand journal of economics Vol. 29; no. 1; pp. 108 - 136
Data of publication: 19980401
ISSN: 0741-6261
1756-2171
EISSN: 1756-2171
Discipline: Economics
Business
Series: RAND Journal of Economics
Subjects:
ACT
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 1998
Medline
MEDLINE
MEDLINE (Ovid)
MEDLINE
MEDLINE
PubMed
RePEc IDEAS
RePEc
CrossRef
Academic OneFile (A&I only)
MEDLINE - Academic
Database information Databases - DBIS