Can pay regulation kill ? Panel data evidence on the effect of labor markets on hospital performance

@inproceedings{Hall2007CanPR,
  title={Can pay regulation kill ? Panel data evidence on the effect of labor markets on hospital performance},
  author={Emma Hall and Carol Propper and John Van Reenen},
  year={2007}
}
In many sectors, pay is regulated to be equal across heterogeneous geographical labor markets. When the competitive outside wage is higher than the regulated wage, there are likely to be falls in quality. We exploit panel data from the population of English hospitals in which regulated pay for nurses is essentially flat across the country. Higher outside wages significantly worsen hospital quality as measured by hospital deaths for emergency heart attacks. A 10 percent increase in the outside… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 extracted citations

Medicare hospital payment adjustments and nursing wages

International Journal of Health Economics and Management • 2017

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

Is Hospital Competition Socially

P Daniel, Mark B. McClellan
2000
View 13 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Can Pay Regulation

73277–90. Hall, Emma, Carol Propper, John Van Reenen
2008
View 2 Excerpts

Review of Specific Cost Approach to Staff Market Forces Factor.

Crilly, Tessa, +3 authors David Parkin
Report (May), U.K. Dept. Health, • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Do Temporary Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from Random Assignments.

Autor, David, Susan Houseman
2005

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…