Remco Mocking

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We use a panel data set of about 1.7 million hospital records in 4,000 Dutch zip code regions for the years 2006-2009. We estimate the effect of physician fees and physician density on regional variation in hospital care for nine different treatments. Our results show that a 1 percent increase in the total number of physicians, if these extra physicians are(More)
We study medical practice variations for nine hospital treatments in the Netherlands. Our panel data estimations include various control factors and physician’s role to explain hospital treatments in about 3,000 Dutch zip code regions over the period 2006–2009. In particular, we exploit the physicians’ remuneration difference—fee-for-service (FFS) versus(More)
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