Skip to content


Human Resources for Health

Open Access

Erratum to: Global Health Workforce Labor Market Projections for 2030

  • Jenny X. Liu1Email author,
  • Yevgeniy Goryakin2,
  • Akiko Maeda2,
  • Tim Bruckner3 and
  • Richard Scheffler4
Human Resources for Health201715:18

Received: 6 February 2017

Accepted: 14 February 2017

Published: 20 February 2017

The original article was published in Human Resources for Health 2017 15:11


After this article [1] was published the authors noticed that the wrong version of Fig. 1 had been uploaded. The Correct figure, is shown below.
Fig. 1

Health worker static labor market theoretical framework. Legend: Demand (D) and supply (S) interact to determine the number of workers (H*) that will be employed at a market wage rate (W*). At a wage rate (WL) that is lower than the market optimum (W*), a shortage of workers results, and the number of workers demanded (HD) exceeds the number supplied (HS). To alleviate shortages in this market, either (1) additional compensation could be given to increase wages to W* and attract more workers into the market, or (2) the production of workers could be increased such that supply shifts outward (S2) and the quantity demand (HD) is achieved while keeping wages at WL



Open AccessThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver ( applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.

Authors’ Affiliations

Institute for Health and Aging, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, United States of America
Health Division, Labour and Social Affairs, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France
School of Public Health, University of California, Irvine, United States of America
School of Public Health, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, United States of America


  1. Liu JX, Goryakin Y, Maeda A, Bruckner T, Scheffler R. Global Health Workforce Labor Market Projections for 2030. Hum Resour Health. 15:11. doi:10.1186/s12960-017-0187-2.


© The Author(s). 2017