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Do Mergers Really Reduce Costs? Evidence From Hospitals

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  • Teresa D. Harrison, 2011. "Do Mergers Really Reduce Costs? Evidence From Hospitals," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 49(4), pages 1054-1069, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:ecinqu:v:49:y:2011:i:4:p:1054-1069
    DOI: j.1465-7295.2010.00246.x
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    1. Cinzia Di Novi & Dino Rizzi & Michele Zanette, 2016. "Larger is Better: the Scale Effects of the Italian Local Healthcare Authorities Amalgamation Program," Working Papers 2016:04, Department of Economics, University of Venice "Ca' Foscari".
    2. Gaynor, Martin & Laudicella, Mauro & Propper, Carol, 2012. "Can governments do it better? Merger mania and hospital outcomes in the English NHS," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 528-543.
    3. Gaynor, Martin & Town, Robert J., 2011. "Competition in Health Care Markets," Handbook of Health Economics, Elsevier.
    4. Matsushima Noriaki & Sato Yasuhiro & Yamamoto Kazuhiro, 2013. "Horizontal Mergers, Firm Heterogeneity, and R&D Investments," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 13(2), pages 959-990, August.
    5. Avdic, Daniel & Lundborg, Petter & Vikström, Johan, 2014. "Learning-by-Doing in a Highly Skilled Profession When Stakes Are High: Evidence from Advanced Cancer Surgery," IZA Discussion Papers 8099, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    6. Helda Azevedo & Céu Mateus, 2014. "Cost effects of hospital mergers in Portugal," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 15(9), pages 999-1010, December.
    7. Anca-Simona HROMEI, 2013. "Reasons For Mergers And Their Impact On Companies," SEA - Practical Application of Science, Fundația Română pentru Inteligența Afacerii, Editorial Department, issue 1, pages 82-88, June.
    8. Christina DePasquale, 2014. "Hospital Consolidation and the Nurse Labor Market," Emory Economics 1413, Department of Economics, Emory University (Atlanta).
    9. Avdic, Daniel & Lundborg, Petter & Vikström, Johan, 2014. "Learning-by-Doing in a High-Skill Profession when Stakes are High: Evidence from Advanced Cancer Surgery," Annual Conference 2014 (Hamburg): Evidence-based Economic Policy 100278, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    10. Anca-Simona Hromei, 2013. "Merger Of Trading Companies, A Chance Of Salvation During The Crisis," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 5(2), pages 236-245.
    11. Cristina Pardo-Garcia & Jose Sempere-Monerris, 2015. "Equilibrium mergers in a composite good industry with efficiencies," SERIEs: Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, Springer;Spanish Economic Association, vol. 6(1), pages 101-127, March.
    12. Orley Ashenfelter & Daniel Hosken & Matthew Weinberg, 2014. "Did Robert Bork Understate the Competitive Impact of Mergers? Evidence from Consummated Mergers," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 57(S3), pages 67-100.
    13. Han, Johann & Kairies-Schwarz, Nadja & Vomhof, Markus, 2016. "Quality competition and hospital mergers: An experiment," Ruhr Economic Papers 609, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    14. repec:nip:nipewp:10/2014 is not listed on IDEAS
    15. repec:bla:scandj:v:119:y:2017:i:3:p:597-627 is not listed on IDEAS
    16. Vomhof, Markus, 2016. "Hospital competition with heterogeneous patient groups: Incentives and regulation," Ruhr Economic Papers 624, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    17. repec:cmj:journl:y:2013:i:27:hromeias is not listed on IDEAS
    18. Schmitt, Matt, 2017. "Do hospital mergers reduce costs?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 74-94.
    19. Elena MELIA-MARTI & Ana Maria MARTINEZ-GARCIA, 2015. "Characterization And Analysis Of Cooperative Mergers And Their Results," Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 86(3), pages 479-504, September.
    20. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2017. "Hospital Mergers with Regulated Prices," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 119(3), pages 597-627, July.

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