Variations in doctor effort: evidence from Paraguay.


This paper analyzes how doctors' practices in Paraguay differ across patients, physicians, and facilities. In the absence of claims or chart data, we constructed a measure of "doctor effort" based on observations of doctor-patient interactions. There is little difference in effort for patients from different backgrounds, but large differences across… (More)


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@article{Das2007VariationsID, title={Variations in doctor effort: evidence from Paraguay.}, author={Jishnu Das and Thomas Pave Sohnesen}, journal={Health affairs}, year={2007}, volume={26 3}, pages={w324-37} }