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Privatization of local public hospitals: effect on budget, medical service quality, and social welfare

  • Hiroshi Aiura

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  • Yasuo Sanjo

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 275-299

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ijhcfe:v:10:y:2010:i:3:p:275-299
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