Hospital Capacity, Waiting Times and Sick Leave Duration - an Empirical Analysis of a Norwegian Health Policy Reform
Aakvik, Arild; Holmås, Tor Helge; Kjerstad, Egil;
Subject: waiting times; length of sick leave; policy reform and econometric evaluation
jel: jel:H51 | jel:C21 | jel:I12
A health policy reform aiming to reduce hospital waiting times and sickness absences, the Faster Return to Work (FRW) scheme, is evaluated by creating treatment and control groups to facilitate causal interpretations of the empirical results. We use a unique dataset on ... View more
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