The labour supply of nurses in the UK: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey

  title={The labour supply of nurses in the UK: evidence from the British Household Panel Survey},
  author={Nigel Rice},
This paper investigates the determinants of the labour supply of nurses in the UK. Attention focuses on the elasticity of hours of work supplied with respect to wage rates. This is achieved using nine waves of data from the British Household Panel Survey. The panel nature of this survey allows us to control for individual unobserved heterogeneity thus reducing the problems encountered in models of labour supply caused by omitted variable bias. We account for the endogenous nature of wages by… CONTINUE READING

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