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Market structure and prices: The responses of hospitals in the UK National Health Service to competition

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  • Propper, Carol, 1996. "Market structure and prices: The responses of hospitals in the UK National Health Service to competition," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 61(3), pages 307-335, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:pubeco:v:61:y:1996:i:3:p:307-335
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