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Economics at the FTC: Retrospective Merger Analysis with a Focus on Hospitals

  • Joseph Farrell


  • Paul Pautler
  • Michael Vita

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Article provided by Springer & The Industrial Organization Society in its journal Review of Industrial Organization.

Volume (Year): 35 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 369-385

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Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:35:y:2009:i:4:p:369-385
DOI: 10.1007/s11151-009-9231-2
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