Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Crowd Out from Expanding the Supply of Foreign-Trained Doctors

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From the National Bureau for Economic Research:  Immigration policy affecting health care provision

For the National Bureau of Economic Research, Urban researcher Breno Braga and coauthors discuss how the expansion of a visa waiver program in 2002 enabled more foreign-trained doctors to practice in underserved areas in the US and did not reduce employment of US-trained doctors. 



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