Competition within the Firm: Theory Plus Some Evidence from Medical Group Practice
Recent work on the economics of the firm and other organizations has emphasized the importance of internal organization and incentives. The issue of competition within the firm has not arisen, however. In this article I construct a model of nonprice competition among members of a professional partnership and test the model with data on medical group practice. The empirical results are consistent with the hypothesis of nonprice competition among members of the firm.
Volume (Year): 20 (1989)
Issue (Month): 1 (Spring)
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