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

  • Propper, Carol

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

Volume (Year): 61 (1996)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 307-335

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Handle: RePEc:eee:pubeco:v:61:y:1996:i:3:p:307-335
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  1. Staten, Michael & Dunkelberg, William & Umbeck, John, 1987. "Market share and the illusion of power : Can blue cross force hospitals to discount?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 43-58, March.
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