I am concentrating my project on the effects of the growth of medical malpractice suits. One of the main goals of the medical malpractice system is to provide incentives for physicians to take appropriate precautions in medical treatment. However, I would like to explore whether increased malpractice activity has adversely affected the medical labor market, particularly in regards to the specialties that doctors are choosing to enter.
Recommended CitationMannlein '02, Mindy (2002) "The Effects of Malpractice on Medical Specialties," The Park Place Economist: Vol. 10
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