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Kurt Richard Brekke

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First Name:Kurt
Middle Name:Richard
Last Name:Brekke
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RePEc Short-ID:pbr420
https://sites.google.com/view/kurt-brekke/
Helleveien 30 N-5045 Bergen Norway
Terminal Degree:2004 Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH) (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi
Norges Handelshøyskole (NHH)

Bergen, Norway
https://www.nhh.no/institutt/samfunnsokonomi/
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Working papers

  1. Brekke, Kurt R. & Dalen, Dag Morten & Straume, Odd Rune, 2023. "The price of cost-effectiveness thresholds," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 4/2023, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  2. Kurt R. Brekke & Chiara Canta & Odd Rune Straume, 2022. "Does Reference Pricing Drive Out Generic Competition in Pharmaceutical Markets? Evidence from a Policy Reform," CESifo Working Paper Series 9853, CESifo.
  3. Brekke, Kurt R. & Dalen, Dag Morten & Straume, Odd Rune, 2022. "Competing with precision: incentives for developing predictive biomarker tests," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 6/2022, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  4. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2021. "Competition, quality and integrated health care," NIPE Working Papers 11/2021, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
  5. Kurt R. Brekke & Dag Morten Dalen & Odd Rune Straume, 2021. "Paying for pharmaceuticals: uniform pricing versus two-part tariffs," NIPE Working Papers 01/2021, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
  6. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmäs & Karin Monstad & Odd Rune Straume, 2018. "How does the type of remuneration affect physician behaviour? Fixed salary versus fee-for-service," NIPE Working Papers 09/2018, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
  7. Brekke, Kurt R. & Canta, Chiara & Straume, Odd Rune & Siciliani, Luigi, 2018. "Hospital Competition in the National Health Service: Evidence from a Patient Choice Reform," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 28/2018, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  8. Brekke, Kurt R. & Holmås, Tor Helge & Monstad, Karin & Straume, Odd Rune, 2017. "Competition and physician behaviour: Does the competitive environment the propensity to issue sickness certificates?," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 3/2017, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  9. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmås & Karin Monstad & Odd Rune Straume, 2017. "Competition and Physician Behaviour: Does the Competitive Environment Affect the Propensity to Issue Sickness Certificates?," CESifo Working Paper Series 6672, CESifo.
  10. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2015. "Horizontal Mergers and Product Quality," CESifo Working Paper Series 5406, CESifo.
  11. Brekke, Kurt R. & Holmås, Tor Helge & Monstad, Karin & Straume, Odd Rune, 2015. "Do Treatment Decisions Depend on Physicians’ Financial Incentives?," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 15/2015, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  12. Brekke, Kurt R. & Holmås, Tor Helge & Monstad, Karin & Straume, Odd Rune, 2015. "Socioeconomic Status and Physicians’ Treatment Decisions," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 12/2015, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  13. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmås & Odd Rune Straume, 2015. "Price Regulation and Parallel Imports of Pharmaceuticals," CESifo Working Paper Series 5469, CESifo.
  14. Kurt R. Brekke & Rosella Levaggi & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2015. "Patient mobility and health care quality when regions and patients differ in income," NIPE Working Papers 9/2015, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
  15. Brekke, Kurt R. & Canta, Chiara & Straume, Odd Rune, 2015. "Reference pricing with endogenous generic entry," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 4/2015, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  16. Brekke, Kurt R. & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2014. "Hospital Mergers with Regulated Prices," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 21/2014, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  17. Kurt R. Brekke & Rosella Levaggi & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2014. "Patient Mobility, Health Care Quality and Welfare," CESifo Working Paper Series 4576, CESifo.
  18. Kurt R. Brekke & Armando J. Garcia-Pires & Dirk Schindler & Guttorm Schjelderup, 2014. "Capital Taxation and Imperfect Competition: ACE vs. CBIT," CESifo Working Paper Series 5075, CESifo.
  19. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2014. "Can Competition Reduce Quality?," CESifo Working Paper Series 4629, CESifo.
  20. Brekke, Kurt R. & Dalen, Dag Morten & Holmås, Tor Helge, 2013. "Diffusion of Pharmaceuticals: Cross-Country Evidence of Anti-TNF drugs," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 7/2013, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  21. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2013. "Hospital Competition with Soft Budgets," CESifo Working Paper Series 4073, CESifo.
  22. Brekke, Kurt R. & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2013. "Hospital Mergers: A Spatial Competition Approach," Discussion Paper Series in Economics 8/2013, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Economics.
  23. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmås & Odd Rune Straume, 2012. "Margins and Market Shares: Pharmacy Incentives for Generic Substitution," CESifo Working Paper Series 4055, CESifo.
  24. Brekke, Kurt Richard & Siciliani, Luigi, 2011. "Quality competition with profit constraints: Do non-profit firms provide higher quality than for-profit firms?," CEPR Discussion Papers 8284, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  25. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmås & Odd Rune Straume, 2010. "Reference Pricing, Competition, and Pharmaceutical Expenditures: Theory and Evidence from a Natural Experiment," CESifo Working Paper Series 3258, CESifo.
  26. Kurt R. Brekke & Roberto Cellini & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2010. "Competition and Quality in Regulated Markets with Sluggish Demand," CESifo Working Paper Series 2922, CESifo.
  27. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2009. "Hospital Competition and Quality with Regulated Prices," CESifo Working Paper Series 2635, CESifo.
  28. Brekke, Kurt Richard & Siciliani, Luigi, 2009. "Price and quality in spatial competition," CEPR Discussion Papers 7422, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  29. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmås & Odd Rune Straume, 2008. "Regulation, generic competition and pharmaceutical prices: Theory and evidence from a natural experiment," NIPE Working Papers 01/2008, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
  30. Cellini, Roberto & Brekke, Kurt Richard & Siciliani, Luigi, 2008. "Competition and Quality in Regulated Markets: a Differential-Game Approach," CEPR Discussion Papers 6801, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  31. Kurt R. Brekke & Odd Rune Straume, 2008. "Pharmaceutical Patents: Incentives for R&D or Marketing?," CESifo Working Paper Series 2433, CESifo.
  32. Kurt R. Brekke & Astrid L. Grasdal & Tor Helge Holmås, 2007. "Regulation and Pricing of Pharmaceuticals: Reference Pricing or Price Cap Regulation?," CESifo Working Paper Series 2059, CESifo.
  33. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2007. "Competition and Waiting Times in Hospital Markets," CESifo Working Paper Series 2124, CESifo.
  34. Kurt R. Brekke & Ingrid Königbauer & Odd Rune Straume, 2006. "Reference Pricing of Pharmaceuticals," CESifo Working Paper Series 1825, CESifo.
  35. Kurt R. Brekke & Lars Sørgard, 2006. "Public versus Private Health Care in a National Health Service," CESifo Working Paper Series 1679, CESifo.
  36. Kurt R. Brekke & Michael Kuhn, 2005. "Direct to Consumer Advertising in Pharmaceutical Markets," CESifo Working Paper Series 1493, CESifo.
  37. Kurt R. Brekke & Robert Nuscheler & Odd Rune Straume, 2005. "Gatekeeping in Health Care," CESifo Working Paper Series 1552, CESifo.
  38. Brekke, Kurt R. & Straume, Odd Rune, 2005. "Patents: Incentives for R&D or Marketing?," Working Papers in Economics 12/05, University of Bergen, Department of Economics.
  39. Brekke, Kurt R & Lars Sorgard, 2003. "Private Versus Public Health Care in a National Health Service," Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003 29, Royal Economic Society.
  40. Brekke, Kurt R. & Nuscheler, Robert & Straume, Odd Rune, 2002. "Quality and location choices under price regulation," Working Papers in Economics 24/02, University of Bergen, Department of Economics.
  41. Brekke, Kurt R. & Straume, Odd Rune, 2002. "Bilateral monopolies and location choice," Working Papers in Economics 03/02, University of Bergen, Department of Economics.
  42. Brekke, K.R., 2000. "Hospital Reimbursement in an Oligopolistic Industry," Norway; Department of Economics, University of Bergen 0200, Department of Economics, University of Bergen.
  43. Brekke, K.R. & Sorgard, L., 2000. "Where are all the Physicans? Private vs. Public Health Care," Norway; Department of Economics, University of Bergen 1800, Department of Economics, University of Bergen.

Articles

  1. Brekke, Kurt R. & Dalen, Dag Morten & Straume, Odd Rune, 2022. "Paying for pharmaceuticals: uniform pricing versus two-part tariffs," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 83(C).
  2. Brekke, Kurt R. & Canta, Chiara & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2021. "Hospital competition in a national health service: Evidence from a patient choice reform," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 79(C).
  3. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmås & Karin Monstad & Odd Rune Straume, 2020. "How Does The Type of Remuneration Affect Physician Behavior?," American Journal of Health Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 6(1), pages 104-138.
  4. Brekke, Kurt R. & Holmås, Tor Helge & Monstad, Karin & Straume, Odd Rune, 2019. "Competition and physician behaviour: Does the competitive environment affect the propensity to issue sickness certificates?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 117-135.
  5. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2018. "Can Competition Reduce Quality?," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 174(3), pages 421-447, September.
  6. Kurt R. Brekke & Tor Helge Holmås & Karin Monstad & Odd Rune Straume, 2018. "Socio‐economic status and physicians' treatment decisions," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(3), pages 77-89, March.
  7. Brekke, Kurt R. & Holmås, Tor Helge & Monstad, Karin & Straume, Odd Rune, 2017. "Do treatment decisions depend on physicians' financial incentives?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 155(C), pages 74-92.
  8. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2017. "Horizontal mergers and product quality," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 50(4), pages 1063-1103, November.
  9. Brekke, Kurt R. & Garcia Pires, Armando J. & Schindler, Dirk & Schjelderup, Guttorm, 2017. "Capital taxation and imperfect competition: ACE vs. CBIT," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 147(C), pages 1-15.
  10. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2017. "Hospital Mergers with Regulated Prices," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 119(3), pages 597-627, July.
  11. Brekke, Kurt R. & Straume, Odd Rune, 2017. "Competition policy for health care provision in Norway," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 121(2), pages 134-140.
  12. Brekke, Kurt R. & Canta, Chiara & Straume, Odd Rune, 2016. "Reference pricing with endogenous generic entry," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 312-329.
  13. Brekke, Kurt R. & Levaggi, Rosella & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2016. "Patient mobility and health care quality when regions and patients differ in income," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 372-387.
  14. Brekke, Kurt R. & Holmås, Tor Helge & Straume, Odd Rune, 2015. "Price regulation and parallel imports of pharmaceuticals," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 129(C), pages 92-105.
  15. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2015. "Hospital Competition with Soft Budgets," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 117(3), pages 1019-1048, July.
  16. Kurt Brekke & Dag Dalen & Tor Holmås, 2014. "Diffusion of pharmaceuticals: cross-country evidence of anti-TNF drugs," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 15(9), pages 937-951, December.
  17. Brekke, Kurt R. & Levaggi, Rosella & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2014. "Patient mobility, health care quality and welfare," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 140-157.
  18. Brekke, Kurt Richard & Holmås, Tor Helge & Straume, Odd Rune, 2013. "Margins and market shares: Pharmacy incentives for generic substitution," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 61(C), pages 116-131.
  19. Kurt R. Brekke & Roberto Cellini & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2012. "Competition in Regulated Markets with Sluggish Beliefs about Quality," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(1), pages 131-178, March.
  20. Brekke, Kurt R. & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2012. "Quality competition with profit constraints," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 84(2), pages 642-659.
  21. Brekke, Kurt R. & Holmas, Tor Helge & Straume, Odd Rune, 2011. "Reference pricing, competition, and pharmaceutical expenditures: Theory and evidence from a natural experiment," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(7-8), pages 624-638, August.
  22. Kurt R. Brekke & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2011. "Hospital Competition and Quality with Regulated Prices," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 113(2), pages 444-469, June.
  23. Brekke, Kurt R. & Cellini, Roberto & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2010. "Competition and quality in health care markets: A differential-game approach," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 508-523, July.
  24. Brekke, Kurt R. & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2010. "Price and quality in spatial competition," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(6), pages 471-480, November.
  25. Brekke, Kurt R. & Grasdal, Astrid L. & Holms, Tor Helge, 2009. "Regulation and pricing of pharmaceuticals: Reference pricing or price cap regulation?," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(2), pages 170-185, February.
  26. Kurt R. Brekke & Odd Rune Straume, 2009. "Pharmaceutical Patents: Incentives for Research and Development or Marketing?," Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 76(2), pages 351-374, October.
  27. Brekke, Kurt R. & Siciliani, Luigi & Straume, Odd Rune, 2008. "Competition and waiting times in hospital markets," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(7), pages 1607-1628, July.
  28. Kurt R. Brekke & Lars Sørgard, 2007. "Public versus private health care in a national health service," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(6), pages 579-601, June.
  29. Brekke, Kurt R. & Konigbauer, Ingrid & Straume, Odd Rune, 2007. "Reference pricing of pharmaceuticals," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(3), pages 613-642, May.
  30. Brekke, Kurt R. & Nuscheler, Robert & Straume, Odd Rune, 2007. "Gatekeeping in health care," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 149-170, January.
  31. Brekke, Kurt R. & Kuhn, Michael, 2006. "Direct to consumer advertising in pharmaceutical markets," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 102-130, January.
  32. Kurt R. Brekke & Robert Nuscheler & Odd Rune Straume, 2006. "Quality and Location Choices under Price Regulation," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 15(1), pages 207-227, March.
  33. Kurt R. Brekke, 2004. "Competition or Coordination in Hospital Markets with Unionised Labour," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 4(1), pages 65-89, March.
  34. Brekke, Kurt R. & Straume, Odd Rune, 2004. "Bilateral monopolies and location choice," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 275-288, May.

Chapters

  1. Kurt R. Brekke & Hugh Gravelle & Luigi Siciliani & Odd Rune Straume, 2014. "Patient Choice, Mobility and Competition Among Health Care Providers," Developments in Health Economics and Public Policy, in: Rosella Levaggi & Marcello Montefiori (ed.), Health Care Provision and Patient Mobility, edition 127, pages 1-26, Springer.

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  1. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (43) 2003-05-08 2005-08-13 2006-11-18 2007-04-14 2007-05-12 2008-01-26 2008-03-01 2008-03-25 2008-04-21 2008-04-29 2009-02-28 2009-09-11 2009-11-27 2010-07-17 2011-02-12 2011-03-19 2011-05-14 2011-05-14 2012-03-28 2012-04-03 2012-04-10 2012-04-10 2013-04-13 2013-04-27 2014-01-24 2014-02-02 2014-02-21 2014-06-02 2014-07-05 2015-01-09 2015-11-15 2016-02-29 2017-03-19 2017-11-12 2019-01-07 2019-04-15 2021-03-15 2021-10-11 2022-04-25 2022-09-05 2022-12-19 2023-02-20 2023-04-10. Author is listed
  2. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (36) 2003-05-08 2003-06-16 2004-09-30 2005-08-13 2005-10-04 2006-04-08 2006-11-18 2007-04-14 2007-05-12 2008-03-01 2011-09-16 2011-09-22 2011-10-01 2012-03-28 2012-04-10 2013-04-13 2013-04-27 2013-04-27 2014-02-02 2014-03-08 2014-07-05 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 2016-02-29 2017-03-19 2017-11-12 2018-10-15 2019-01-07 2019-04-15 2021-03-15 2021-10-11 2022-09-05 2022-12-19 2023-02-20 2023-04-10. Author is listed
  3. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (21) 2006-11-18 2007-05-12 2008-03-25 2008-04-21 2008-04-29 2009-11-27 2011-02-12 2011-05-14 2012-04-03 2013-04-27 2014-01-24 2014-02-02 2014-02-21 2014-06-02 2014-07-05 2015-01-09 2015-11-15 2017-03-19 2022-04-25 2022-09-05 2023-04-10. Author is listed
  4. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (11) 2005-10-04 2006-11-18 2007-04-14 2007-05-12 2008-01-26 2008-03-01 2008-03-25 2008-04-21 2008-04-29 2009-02-28 2009-09-11. Author is listed
  5. NEP-REG: Regulation (10) 2008-01-26 2011-02-12 2011-03-19 2011-05-14 2014-01-24 2014-02-02 2015-11-15 2016-02-29 2021-10-11 2022-09-05. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (8) 2013-04-27 2014-07-05 2015-11-15 2015-11-15 2017-03-19 2017-11-12 2018-10-15 2019-01-07. Author is listed
  7. NEP-MKT: Marketing (6) 2005-08-13 2006-11-18 2008-01-26 2010-07-17 2011-05-14 2016-02-29. Author is listed
  8. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (6) 2007-04-14 2007-05-12 2008-03-01 2009-09-11 2009-11-27 2013-04-27. Author is listed
  9. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (4) 2022-04-25 2022-12-19 2023-02-20 2023-04-10
  10. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (4) 2015-01-09 2015-02-05 2015-02-22 2015-11-07
  11. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (3) 2014-07-05 2019-01-07 2019-04-15
  12. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (2) 2006-11-18 2007-05-12
  13. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (2) 2009-09-11 2009-11-27
  14. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2015-01-09 2015-02-05
  15. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2005-08-13
  16. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2021-03-15
  17. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2003-06-16
  18. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2009-02-28
  19. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2014-01-24
  20. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2015-11-15
  21. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2021-03-15
  22. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2008-01-26
  23. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2014-07-05
  24. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2011-09-16
  25. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2005-08-13

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