Hospitals, Employees and Parking

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 10-089/3

17 Pages Posted: 3 Sep 2010

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Jos van Ommeren

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Giovanni Russo

VU University Amsterdam; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Date Written: August 31, 2010


We study the employees' demand for hospital parking. We estimate the effect of the employees' parking price on demand using a difference-in-differences methodology. The deadweight loss generated by non-optimal pricing of parking is at least 9% of the hospitals' parking resource costs.

Keywords: Hospital Parking

JEL Classification: I12

Suggested Citation

van Ommeren, Jos and Russo, Giovanni, Hospitals, Employees and Parking (August 31, 2010). Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 10-089/3, Available at SSRN: or

Jos Van Ommeren (Contact Author)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) ( email )

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Giovanni Russo

VU University Amsterdam ( email )

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Amsterdam, ND North Holland 1081 HV

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240
Bonn, D-53072

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