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In brief: Competition in the public sector: good for the goose, good for the gander?

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  • Zack Cooper

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Zack Cooper outlines evidence on the benefits of competition in healthcare - and the implications for the coalition government's NHS reform plans.

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  • Zack Cooper, 2011. "In brief: Competition in the public sector: good for the goose, good for the gander?," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance 341, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  • Handle: RePEc:cep:cepcnp:341
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    Keywords

    hospital competition; market structure; prospective payment; incentive structure;

    JEL classification:

    • C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
    • R0 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General

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