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Both economic theory and evidence from the UK shows that state-funded healthcare which incorporates market-type incentives will save more lives and reduce more suffering

Le Grand, Julian (2012) Both economic theory and evidence from the UK shows that state-funded healthcare which incorporates market-type incentives will save more lives and reduce more suffering. British Politics and Policy at LSE (09 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Commentary by Allyson Pollock et al misrepresents the findings of economic analyses of quasi-markets says Julian Le Grand. Looking at the evidence (and recognizing the defects of state agencies’ administration of healthcare) shows that quasi-markets with fixed prices perform better. Competitive mechanisms in the NHS were also supported by previous Labour reforms

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
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Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 11:13
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/43774/

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