Cost-Effectiveness of Rural Incentive Packages for Graduating Medical Students in Lao PDR

The dearth of health workers in rural settings in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) limits healthcare access and outcomes. In evaluating non-wage financial incentive packages as a potential policy option to attract health workers to rural settings, understanding the expected costs and effects of the various programs ex ante can assist policy-makers in selecting the optimal incentive package. 

Publisher: International Journal of Health Policy and Management