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Social preferences of future physicians

  1. Shachar Karivc1,2
  1. aDepartment of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065;
  2. bSchool of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720;
  3. cDepartment of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
  1. Edited by Eric S. Maskin, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and approved September 25, 2017 (received for review April 5, 2017)

  1. Fig. 2.

    Cumulative distributions of estimated CCEI (A), <mml:math><mml:msub><mml:mrow><mml:mover accent="true"><mml:mi>α</mml:mi><mml:mo stretchy="false">^</mml:mo></mml:mover></mml:mrow><mml:mi>n</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math>α^n (B), and <mml:math><mml:msub><mml:mrow><mml:mover accent="true"><mml:mi>ρ</mml:mi><mml:mo stretchy="false">^</mml:mo></mml:mover></mml:mrow><mml:mi>n</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math>ρ^n (C) parameters in the medical student sample by medical school tier. Tier 1 medical schools are those that are in the top 10 of the US News and World Report (44) rankings of American medical schools by research. Tier 2 medical schools are those that are outside of the top 10 in the same rankings.

  2. Fig. 3.

    Cumulative distributions of estimated CCEI (A), <mml:math><mml:msub><mml:mrow><mml:mover accent="true"><mml:mi>α</mml:mi><mml:mo stretchy="false">^</mml:mo></mml:mover></mml:mrow><mml:mi>n</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math>α^n (B), and <mml:math><mml:msub><mml:mrow><mml:mover accent="true"><mml:mi>ρ</mml:mi><mml:mo stretchy="false">^</mml:mo></mml:mover></mml:mrow><mml:mi>n</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math>ρ^n (C) parameters in the medical student sample by expected specialty choice. Low-income specialties refer to those with national average income below $300,000 US; high-income specialties refer to those with national average income above $300,000 US.

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