What Do We Know About Competition and Quality in Health Care Markets?
The goal of this paper is to identify key issues concerning the nature of competition in health care markets and its impacts on quality and social welfare and to identify pertinent findings from the theoretical and empirical literature on this topic. The theoretical literature in economics on competition and quality, the theoretical literature in health economics on this topic, and the empirical findings on competition and quality in health care markets are surveyed and their findings assessed.
Publication Year: 2006
Type: Working Paper
Working Paper Number: 2
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