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Costos de Transacción y Formas de Gobernación de los Servicios de Consulta en Colombia


  • Sergio Torres
  • Rafael Guillermo García
  • John Jairo Quintero


This paper evaluates the extent to which the establishment of the different governance forms linking hospitals to insurance companies in Bogotá is carried out taking into account transaction costs reduction criteria. An empirical test is applied, using th

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  • Sergio Torres & Rafael Guillermo García & John Jairo Quintero, 2007. "Costos de Transacción y Formas de Gobernación de los Servicios de Consulta en Colombia," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 44(130), pages 233-262.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:44:y:2007:i:130:p:233-262

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    Criterios de decisión; organización industrial; costos de transacción; aplicaciones en sector salud;

    JEL classification:

    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • L00 - Industrial Organization - - General - - - General
    • D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights


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