- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Board upheld in denying practice exclusivity to licensees based on FTC v. North Carolina Dental Examiners
- Physician seeking exam exemption from national specialty certifying body must bring suit in Texas, where certifier is located
- Discipline of agent who defrauded clients & skipped hearing upheld
- Discipline of licensee for showing patient records to wife upheld
- Board must hear MD’s appeal of order to submit to three-day impairment evaluation
Does occupational licensing promote consumer health and safety? Econometric study looks at primary data for some answers little research has actually probed, historically or now, whether licensing is helpful or harmful to the consumers it is supposed to benefit. Empirical evidence is scarce. A study released in May by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is intended to start filling the gap.
Entitled "The Effect of Occupational Licensure on Consumer Welfare, Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality," the study uses a data set assembled from primary . . .
To read more, please subscribe.