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Patients, Doctors and Contracts: An Application of Principal-Agent Theory to the Doctor-Patient Relationship

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  • Scott, Anthony
  • Vick, Sandra

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Article provided by Scottish Economic Society in its journal Scottish Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 46 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 111-34

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Handle: RePEc:bla:scotjp:v:46:y:1999:i:2:p:111-34

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  1. Godager, Geir, 2009. "Birds of a Feather Flock Together: A Study of Doctor-Patient Matching," HERO On line Working Paper Series, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme 2009:3, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  2. Kevin Boyle & Semra Özdemir, 2009. "Convergent Validity of Attribute-Based, Choice Questions in Stated-Preference Studies," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 42(2), pages 247-264, February.
  3. Propper, Carol & Croxson, Bronwyn & Shearer, Arran, 2002. "Waiting times for hospital admissions: the impact of GP fundholding," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 227-252, March.
  4. Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "Individuals' preferences for GPs Choice analysis from the establishment of a list patient system in Norway," HERO On line Working Paper Series, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme 2003:5, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  5. Udo Schneider, 2002. "Beidseitige Informationsasymmetrien in der Arzt-Patient-Beziehung: Implikationen für die GKV," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 71(4), pages 447-458.
  6. Taro Ohdoko & Kentaro Yoshida, 2012. "Public preferences for forest ecosystem management in Japan with emphasis on species diversity," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 14(2), pages 147-169, April.
  7. Nolan, Anne & Nolan, Brian, 2007. "Income, Medical Card Eligibility and Access to GP Services in Ireland," Book Chapters, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), in: Nolan, Brian (ed.), The Provision and Use of Health Services, Health Inequalities and Health and Social Gain Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
  8. Trine Kj�r & Mickael Bech & Dorte Gyrd-Hansen & Kristian Hart-Hansen, 2006. "Ordering effect and price sensitivity in discrete choice experiments: need we worry?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(11), pages 1217-1228.
  9. Bech, Mickael, 2003. "Politicians' and hospital managers' trade-offs in the choice of reimbursement scheme: a discrete choice experiment," Health Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 66(3), pages 261-275, December.
  10. Debby van Helvoort-Postulart & Benedict G. C. Dellaert & Trudy van der Weijden & Maarten F. von Meyenfeldt & Carmen D. Dirksen, 2009. "Discrete choice experiments for complex health-care decisions: does hierarchical information integration offer a solution?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(8), pages 903-920.
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  12. Rita Santos & Hugh Gravelle & Carol Propper, 2013. "Does quality affect patients’ choice of doctor? Evidence from the UK," Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York 088cherp, Centre for Health Economics, University of York.
  13. Nick Hanley & Mandy Ryan & Robert Wright, 2003. "Estimating the monetary value of health care: lessons from environmental economics," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(1), pages 3-16.
  14. Foster, Michele M. & Earl, Peter E. & Haines, Terry P. & Mitchell, Geoffrey K., 2010. "Unravelling the concept of consumer preference: Implications for health policy and optimal planning in primary care," Health Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 97(2-3), pages 105-112, October.
  15. Lurås, Hilde, 2009. "General Practice: Four Empirical Essays on GP Behaviour and Individuals’ Preferences for GPs," HERO On line Working Paper Series, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme 2004:1, Oslo University, Health Economics Research Programme.
  16. Olivier Thevenon & Philippe Batifoulier, 2003. "L'éthique (médicale) est elle soluble dans le calcul économique?," Post-Print, HAL hal-00442960, HAL.

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