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Hospital Quality Competition Under Fixed Prices

  • Hugh Gravelle

    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK)

  • Rita Santos

    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK)

  • Luigi Siciliani

    (Centre for Health Economics and Department of Economics & Related Studies, University of York, UK)

  • Rosalind Goudie

    (School of Social & Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK)

The relationship between the quality of health care and the extent of competition amongst providers has been the subject of intense policy interest and debate. As part of the ESHCRU programme we are undertaking a set of related investigations into this relationship in the hospital sector, in primary care (general practices) and in social care.

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Date of creation: Nov 2012
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