Data Sources to Estimate Local Area Supply and Demand for Nurses

Authors

  • Christine T. Kovner R.N., Ph.D., FAAN,

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    1. Christine T. Kovner is an Associate Professor with the Division of Nursing, New York University, and Cordelia Reimers is a Professor of Economics, Hunter College and the Graduate School of CUNY, New York, New York.
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  • Cordelia Reimers Ph.D.

    1. Christine T. Kovner is an Associate Professor with the Division of Nursing, New York University, and Cordelia Reimers is a Professor of Economics, Hunter College and the Graduate School of CUNY, New York, New York.
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Address correspondence to Christine T. Kovner, R.N. Ph.D., FAAN, Division of Nursing, New York University, 50 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012.

Abstract

Abstract This paper examines existing data sources that can be used to estimate the local supply and demand for registered nurses (RNs). An analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of these data is provided.

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