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Information Theory and the Analysis of Hospital Cost Structure

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  • Robert G. Evans
  • Hugh D. Walker

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  • Robert G. Evans & Hugh D. Walker, 1972. "Information Theory and the Analysis of Hospital Cost Structure," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 5(3), pages 398-418, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:cje:issued:v:5:y:1972:i:3:p:398-418
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    3. Helmut Herwartz & Christoph Strumann, 2012. "On the effect of prospective payment on local hospital competition in Germany," Health Care Management Science, Springer, vol. 15(1), pages 48-62, March.
    4. Vassilis H. Aletras, 1999. "A comparison of hospital scale effects in short-run and long-run cost functions," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(6), pages 521-530.
    5. Alan Hochstein, 1984. "A Cost Comparison in the Treatment of Long Stay Patients," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 10(2), pages 177-184, June.
    6. Wagstaff, Adam & Barnum, Howard, 1992. "Hospital cost functions for developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1044, The World Bank.
    7. Ivonne Lindlbauer & Jonas Schreyögg, 2014. "The relationship between hospital specialization and hospital efficiency: do different measures of specialization lead to different results?," Health Care Management Science, Springer, vol. 17(4), pages 365-378, December.
    8. Thomas Schaub, 1986. "Bestimmungsfaktoren der Kosten eines Allgemeinspitals," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 122(IV), pages 641-656, December.
    9. Petko Salchev & Petar Atanasov & Tatiana Dimitrova-Savova, 2015. "Cost structure of hospitals for the period 2012 -2014," Economic Thought journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 6, pages 47-64.
    10. Mariani, Laura & Cavenago, Dario, 2014. "Defining hospital's internal boundaries. An organisational complexity criterion," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 117(2), pages 239-246.

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