Doctors without Borders ? Relicensing Requirements and Negative Selection in the Market for Physicians

@inproceedings{Kugler2005DoctorsWB,
  title={Doctors without Borders ? Relicensing Requirements and Negative Selection in the Market for Physicians},
  author={Adriana D. Kugler},
  year={2005}
}
Relicensing requirements for professionals who move across borders are widespread. In this article, we measure the effects of occupational licensing by exploiting an immigrant physician retraining assignment rule. Instrumental variables and quantile treatment effects estimates indicate large returns to acquiring an occupational license and negative… CONTINUE READING