Zur Arbeitszeit von freiberuflichen Ärzten in Deutschland – Eine Übersicht über vorhanden Informationen und Fallzahlen in amtlichen und nichtamtlichen Statistiken

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The aim of the study is to provide an overview about information of the working hours of practitioners in Germany which can be ascertained in German official and non-official statistics. We offer a comprehensive overview about the scale, the assessment and survey techniques of the German official and non-official statistics and the availability of the discussed microdata. Subsequently identifying variables like working time, socio-demographic or branch specific information will be introduced and connected with the according number of observations. The study shall answer the following questions: Which German official and nonofficial statistic is available to analize the working time of practitioners and physicians in Germany? What type of information about practitioners and physicians in Germany can be ascertained? What is the number of the respective observations?
Original languageGerman
Place of PublicationLüneburg
PublisherForschungsinstitut Freie Berufe
Number of pages37
Publication statusPublished - 03.2013

    Research areas

  • Economics - working hours, (liberal) professional practitioners, German official and non-official microdata, survey methodology, data access