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Do tougher licensing provisions limit occupational entry?

Morris M. Kleiner

Do tougher licensing provisions limit occupational entry?

the case of dentistry

by Morris M. Kleiner

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dentists -- Licenses -- United States -- Econometric models.,
  • Dentists -- Supply and demand -- United States -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMorris M. Kleiner, Robert T. Kudrle.
    SeriesNBER working papers series -- working paper no. 3984, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 3984.
    ContributionsKudrle, Robert T., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12, [6] p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22439037M

    Licensing standards, however, do more than merely set entry conditions; as more people desire to enter the field, the regulatory bodies institute additional standards and requirements that serve either to further limit the supply or to prohibit competition. Entrance examinations become more difficult as they encompass more topics. This tends to. of occupational regulation has now grown to about 20 percent. In contrast, other labor market topics that typically receive much more attention from economists and the media, e.g., the.   Advocates of occupational licensing argue that it is a necessary hurdle to ensure the quality of services offered to consumers and to protect them from dishonest, incompetent providers. While this may seem like a logical argument for occupations such as nurses and doctors, many of the requirements of licensed occupations do nothing to protect.


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Do tougher licensing provisions limit occupational entry? by Morris M. Kleiner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Do tougher licensing provisions limit occupational entry?: the case of dentistry. [Morris M Kleiner; Robert T Kudrle; National Bureau of Economic Research.].

Get this from a library. Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry?: the Case of Dentistry. [Robert T Kudrle; Morris M Kleiner; National Bureau of Economic Research.;] -- The effect of licensing as a mechanism to control entry into occupations has been a neglected area of both regulation and labor market research.

This study examines the role of occupational licensing. The effect of licensing as a mechanism to control entry into occupations has been a neglected area of both regulation and labor market research.

This study examines the role of occupational licensing for entry into dentistry, an occupation with standards that vary by by: 6. DO TOUGHER LICENSING PROVISIONS LIMIT OCCUPATIONAL ENTRY. THE CASE OF DENTISTRY ABSTRACT The effect of licensing as a mechanism to control entry into occupations has been a neglected area of both regulation and labor market research.

This study examines the role of occupational licensing for entry into dentistry, an occupation with standards Cited by: 6. Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry.

This study examines the role of occupational licensing for entry into dentistry, an occupation with standards that vary by state. Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry. The Case of Dentistry. By Morris M. Kleiner and Robert T.

Kudrle. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. The effect of licensing as a mechanism to control entry into occupations has been a neglected area of both regulation and labor market research.

This study examines the role of. Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry. The Case of Dentistry Morris M.

Kleiner, Robert T. Kudrle. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Labor Studies. The effect of licensing as a mechanism to control entry into occupations has been a neglected area of both regulation and labor market research. Occupational licensing laws have been relaxed in a large number of U.S.

states to give nurse practitioners the ability to perform more tasks without the supervi. Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry.

The Case of Dentistry Licensing Exam Difficulty and Entry Salaries in the US Market for Lawyers. Abstract. This paper examines a common form of entry restriction: occupational licensing. The paper studies two questions: first, how occupational licensing laws affect the distribution of quality, and second, how the effects of licensing on quality vary across regions of differing income levels.

We find that tougher licensing does not improve outcomes, but it does raise prices and earnings of practitioners. Our results cast doubt on the principal public interest argument in favor of more stringent state licensing practices.

Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry. The Case of Dentistry. Morris M. Kleiner & Robert T. Kudrle, "Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry.

The Case of Dentistry," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Joern H. Block & Lennart Hoogerheide & Roy Thurik, occupational licensing has gone into partial eclipse. as a process where entry into an occupation requires the permission of the government, and the state requires some demonstration of a minimum degree of tougher residency requirements that limit new arrivals in the area from qualifying for a license.

Indeed, individuals who have. “Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry. The Case of Dentistry.” National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper on health measures or quality-related outcomes from tougher licensing requirements [4].

In contrast, many studies have found that occupational licensing affects wages, employment, and fringe benefits, such as health insurance and pensions [5], [6], [7]. Most of the literature shows that licensing is beneficial for those who manage to obtain.

Kleiner and Kudrle: w Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry?The Case of Dentistry: Kleiner and Kudrle: w Does Regulation Affect Economic Outcomes?:The Case of Dentistry: Law and Kim: w Specialization and Regulation: The Rise of Professionals and the Emergence of Occupational Licensing Regulation: Rottenberg: The Economics of Occupational Licensing.

tougher licensing provisions (in the form of more exams or longer education requirements) occupational licensing is believed to be necessary to promote the public interest of safety and to to entry, thereby restricting the supply of practitioners and resulting in higher professional earnings.6 In a.

Occupational licensing, also called occupational licensure, is a form of government regulation requiring a license to pursue a particular profession or vocation for compensation.

Often only market entry as a self-employed is restricted to licensed professionals. It is related to occupational sions that can have a large negative effect on individuals, like physicians and lawyers. Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry.

The Case of Dentistry. NBER Working Paper No. w Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Apr Morris M. Kleiner and Robert T. Kudrle University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H.

Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Occupational licensing-that is, the requirement to hold a license for the provision of certain services-is widespread and regulates, along with accountants, a number of other professions including.

w Do Tougher Licensing Provisions Limit Occupational Entry. The Case of Dentistry The Case of Dentistry National Bureau of Economic Research, Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA ; ; email: [email protected] The state of occupational licensing Figure 1. Share of U.S.

Workers with an Occupational License 28 24 20 16 12 8 4 0 PERCENT OF THE WORKFORCE 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s Historical data New data Note: Estimates for are for workers with state licenses; estimates for include state, federal and local licenses.

Source: The Council of State Governments (); Greene. So while licensing may ensure a baseline level of competence, stricter licensing requirements do not clearly lead to better quality or safety. Stricter requirements do. The strictest form of occupational regulation is occupational licensing which is extensive and growing.

Innearly 30 percent of the workforce was required to hold a license up from around Empirically, Perloff shows that, for electricians, more so than for either laborers or plumbers, state regulations make the supply curve highly inelastic.

12 Consequently, the ability of a state to limit entry or impose major costs on entry through licensing would enhance the occupation's ability to raise wages. They are seeking broad legislation to limit the growth of occupational licensing in Minnesota of licensing provisions that vary from state to state.

on job licensing. InKleiner. Occupational Licensing Occupational Licensing Kleiner, Morris M â Vol Number 4 â Fall â Pages â he study of the regulation of occupations has a long and distinguished tradition in economics. Occupational regulation was discussed by Adam Smith ( []) in the Wealth of Nations (Book I, Ch.

10, Part II), where he focuses on. A Primer on Occupational Licensing With Professor Morris Kleiner By Lee McGrath Whether we realize it or not, irrational occupational licensing laws—which restrict entry into jobs that don’t require a great deal of education or capital to enter—affect each of us in our daily lives.

When government power is used to limit who may enter. An occupational license is a state‐ issued credential that a worker must possess to legally work for pay.

In the past six decades, instances of occupational licensing. Consumers don’t show up, and neither do people who might want to enter the profession someday.

So it would be really surprising if state legislatures didn’t overregulate occupational entry when the information and pressure they are getting are so skewed. Licensing. Still, we should weigh the ostensible benefits of licensing, to the extent that we are able to find them, against its drawbacks; and those drawbacks are enormous, costing jobs, hindering worker mobility, and raising prices for consumers.

In occupational licensing, we find the ugly intersection of legal, racial, and economic inequality. for the implementation of tougher licensing provisions for teachers. The of occupational licensing emphasizes the administrative procedural role of licensing. It perceives a costless supply of unbiased, capable gatekeepers monopoly rents through restrictions on entry, but also to limit complaints.

Getting a license requires time and money. In Louisiana, it costs an average of $ in fees and days of education and experience to obtain an occupational license. Licensing also limits mobility, as licensed workers are less likely to move across state lines, which limits their ability to seek higher-paying opportunities in more lucrative markets.

The Department of Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) regulates occupational and professional categories organized under 18 different boards under its Occupational. Licensing can become a powerful tool to limit innovation and competition and act to limit upward mobility.

The recent spat in New Jersey, where the auto dealers sought to keep out innovative electric manufacturer Tesla, which does not use the dealership model in the distribution of its vehicles, might have attracted more attention, but the more insidious damage is done by various local.

Consumers don’t show up, and neither do people who might want to enter the profession someday. So it would be really surprising if state legislatures didn’t overregulate occupational entry when the information and pressure they are getting are so skewed.

Licensing Always Grandfathers Existing Practitioners. It drives up prices and my research shows there’s almost no effect on the overall quality of service,” says Dr. Morris Kleiner of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota—a preeminent researcher on occupational licensing for over 20 years.

“Licensing serves only as a fence, a barrier to entry. Licensing Requirements Create Monopoly Power. Licensing requirements create a legal cartel for the benefit of an occupational group.

A cartel can only endure and maintain high profits for its members if it is able to control the behavior of its members and limit the entry of potential competitors.

Licensing boards accomplish both of these tasks. See the links below for information on state occupational therapy practice acts and regulations. Resources include reference charts on scope of occupational therapy practice, and state requirements regarding continuing competence, OTA supervision, and referral.

Continuing Competence Requirements. Summary Chart - pdf Full Chart - pdf. The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is dedicated to advancing knowledge about the impact of regulation on society. As part of its mission, the Mercatus Center conducts careful and independent analyses employing contemporary economic scholarship to assess rulemaking proposals from the perspective of the public interest.

Thus, this Mercatus on Policy piece in response. Getting occupational licensing policy right is important for workers, consumers, and the broader economy. Doing so requires that we understand the full range of explanations for how and why.

An occupational licensing requirement is effectively a restriction on entry: it limits who can enter the market and under what circumstances. Licensing requirements may also restrict entry via related mechanisms such as commercial practice restrictions, ethics rules, restrictions on advertising, and scope of practice restrictions, which.Occupational licensing has become a major regulatory burden on our economy industry insiders typically sit on the licensing boards and regulate entry into the profession in order to limit.Content tagged as "Occupational Licensing" atthe leading libertarian magazine and video website covering news, politics, culture, science, policy and more with reporting and analysis.