Variations in labor supply between female and male hospital physicians: results from a modern welfare state.

@article{Johannessen2012VariationsIL,
  title={Variations in labor supply between female and male hospital physicians: results from a modern welfare state.},
  author={Karl-Arne Johannessen and Terje P Hagen},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2012},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={74-82}
}
In industrialized countries, female physicians have up to 10h lower labor supply a week than male physicians. At the same time, the number of female physicians is increasing. The question analyzed in this article is whether these differences in labor supply for female and male hospital physicians persist in a modern welfare society, such as Norway, where comprehensive welfare reforms aim to reduce gender inequality are implemented. Information on weekly working hours from all hospital… CONTINUE READING