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The convergence between for-profit and nonprofit hospitals in the United States

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  • Guy David

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  • Guy David, 2009. "The convergence between for-profit and nonprofit hospitals in the United States," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 9(4), pages 403-428, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:ijhcfe:v:9:y:2009:i:4:p:403-428
    DOI: 10.1007/s10754-009-9068-0
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    Keywords

    Nonprofit hospitals; Mixed ownership equilibrium; Convergence; L11; L13; L25; L31; L44; I11; I18;

    JEL classification:

    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
    • L31 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Nonprofit Institutions; NGOs; Social Entrepreneurship
    • L44 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Antitrust Policy and Public Enterprise, Nonprofit Institutions, and Professional Organizations
    • I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health

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