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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-05-26
  • Title
    Hospital expenditure as a major driver of nurse workforce participation: Evidence from a 10-year period in Canada
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Longwoods
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Vujicic M, Onate K, Laporte A & Deber R
  • Description
    "This paper examines trends in the nursing labour market in Canada over a period of dramatic fluctuations in hospital expenditures. We add to previous analysis that covered the period 1991-1996 and use Census data from 2001 to examine the relationship between hospital expenditure and nurse labour force participation. We find that shifts in labour force participation over the period 1991-2001 had a significant impact on the nursing supply in Canada." (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management
  • Keywords
    labour market, participation, finance, Canada
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