publication . Preprint . 2009

Individuals' preferences for GPs Choice analysis from the establishment of a list patient system in Norway

Lurås, Hilde;
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  • Published: 21 Jun 2009
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to gain more knowledge concerning individuals’ preferences for alternative GPs within a municipality. We have data on the population’s first, second and third choice of GPs. The data stem from the entry form the inhabitant filled in as a result of the implementation of a list patient system in general practice in Norway. To assess the potential demand for GPs3 or individuals’ request for a position on a certain GP’s list, we formulate and estimate a structural demand model based on probabilistic theories of individual choice behaviour. The model originates from the work of Luce (see for instance Luce, 1959 and Block and Marschak, 196...
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free text keywords: General practitioner; GP; individual preferences, jel:I18

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