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dc.contributor.authorPauly, Mark V.en_US
dc.contributor.authorSaxena, Ananden_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores the relationships between the growth in the medical workforce in an aging society and employment in other sectors of the economy, based on data from the United States since 1985. Employment in medical services grew, but did not displace employment in other sectors uniformly. Instead, regression analysis shows that medical workforce growth produced contemporaneous reductions in relative employment in the manufacturing, construction, and information sectors, while being associated with growth in other services and public administration. Import penetration and productivity growth mattered, but much of the displacement remains even after controlling for these factors.en_US
dc.publisherCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) Munichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCESifo working paper: Public Finance 3481en_US
dc.subject.stwSektorale Beschäftigungsstrukturen_US
dc.subject.stwAlternde Bevölkerungen_US
dc.titleHealth employment, medical spending, and long term health reformen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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