Physician Response to Pay-for-Performance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
NBER Working Paper No. 16909
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We thank Catherine Deri Armstrong, Linda Dynan, Jasmin Kantarevic, Sisira Sarma, Adam Wagstaff and participants at the 7th World Congress on Health Economics of the International Health Economics Association, the 3rd biennial conference of the American Society of Health Economists, the 44th annual conference of the Canadian Economics Association, the May 2010 annual conference of the Canadian Health Economic Study Group, and the 2010 annual Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research conference for helpful comments and advice. This research was funded by the grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis as part of their collaborative research program. We thank Marsha Barnes for initially sponsoring this project. We also thank Ji Li for excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.