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CentrePiece article
In brief: Competition in the public sector: good for the goose, good for the gander?
Zack Cooper
June 2011
Paper No' CEPCP341:
Full Paper (pdf)

CentrePiece 16 (1) Summer 2011

JEL Classification: C21; I18; L1; R0

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

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

See also NHS Reforms: CEP Research Evidence and Policy Recommendations