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Unformatted text preview: ECON 3301 – 001: HEALTH ECONOMICS, Spring 2011 Assignment 8, due 2/22 – Reaching equilibrium in the market for obstetricians & gynecologists Please submit a scantron form, with one letter filled in corresponding to the answer for each question and no more than two names, at the beginning of the next class. 1. The fraction of ob-gyns that were female a. Stayed about the same from 1980 – 2005 b. Nearly doubled from 1980 – 1990, then stayed about the same from 1990 – 2005 c. Stayed about the same from 1980 – 1990, then nearly doubled from 1990 – 2005 d. Nearly doubled from 1980 – 1990, then nearly doubled again from 1990 – 2005 2. If there is gender discrimination by ob-gyn patients, it is likely to be because patients are a. Female and prefer male physicians b. Female and prefer female physicians c. Male and prefer male physicians d. Male and prefer female physicians 3. Gender discrimination by ob-gyn patients is likely to raise prices for female ob-gyns in the short run...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course ECON 3301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UT Arlington.
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