Doctors’ fees in Ireland following the change in reimbursement : did they jump

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dc.contributor.author Madden, David (David Patrick)
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-21T14:03:16Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-21T14:03:16Z
dc.date.copyright Copyright owned by Economic and Social Studies 2007 en
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Economic and Social Review en
dc.identifier.issn 0012-9984
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/598
dc.description.abstract This paper analyses the pure time-series properties of doctors’ fees in Ireland to assess whether a structural change in the series is observed at the time of the change in reimbursement in 1989. Such a break would be consistent with doctors responding to the reimbursement change in a manner predicted by supplier-induced-demand behaviour and would provide indirect evidence that such inducement had taken place. Structural change is assessed on the basis of CUSUM and CUSUMSQ tests. The data is also analysed for the presence of unusually influential observations. In neither case are the results consistent with a break around the time of the introduction of the change. en
dc.format.extent 4304 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Economic and Social Research Institute en
dc.relation.isversionof Madden, D. (2005) "Doctors’ fees in Ireland following the change in reimbursement : did they jump?". University College Dublin Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series, WP05/20. en
dc.subject.lcsh Medical fees--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Medical policy--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Time-series analysis en
dc.title Doctors’ fees in Ireland following the change in reimbursement : did they jump en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorurl David Madden (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/economics/staff/dmadden/dmaddenhome.htm en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Email: david.madden@ucd.ie; Tel: 353-1-7168396 en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0014 en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.esr.ie/Vol38_2/05ESRIVol38.pdf en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 38 en
dc.identifier.issue 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 259 en
dc.identifier.endpage 274 en
dc.neeo.contributor Madden|David (David Patrick)|aut|UCD0014


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