Other-regarding behavior and motivation in health care provision: an experiment with medical and non-medical students.

Abstract

Other-regarding motivation is a fundamental determinant of public service provision. In health care, one example is physicians who act benevolently towards their patients when providing medical services. Such patient-regarding motivation seems closely associated with a personal sacrifice that health service providers are willing to make. Surprisingly… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.001

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@article{HennigSchmidt2014OtherregardingBA, title={Other-regarding behavior and motivation in health care provision: an experiment with medical and non-medical students.}, author={Heike Hennig-Schmidt and Daniel Wiesen}, journal={Social science & medicine}, year={2014}, volume={108}, pages={156-65} }