Economic Research Report No. (ERR-241) 43 pp

December 2017

Employment Spillover Effects of Rural Inpatient Healthcare Facilities

This report estimates the share of wage/salary employment in inpatient healthcare facilities—hospitals, nursing homes, and other residential care facilities—versus other industries in rural counties during 2001-2015, and the spillover effects of additional inpatient facility employment in rural counties.

Keywords: hospital employment multiplier, rural community development, rural health care, employment, inpatient healthcare facilities

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