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Economic studies showing positive competition effects on hospital performance fully controlled for the factors cited by recent critics

Cooper, Zack, Gibbons, Stephen, Jones, Simon and McGuire, Alistair (2012) Economic studies showing positive competition effects on hospital performance fully controlled for the factors cited by recent critics. British Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Criticisms have been made of recent influential studies that show improving performance in hospitals operating in more competitive environments compared with hospitals that have a local monopoly on care. Zack Cooper, Steve Gibbons, Simon Jones and Alistair McGuire set the record straight. The claims by Pollock et al are based either on distortions of the original research, or on an apparent lack of understanding of modern economic analysis

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Departments > Social Policy
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 15:45
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/43781/

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