Browsing NHH Brage by Subject "quality competition"
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(Discussion paper;21/2014, Working paper, 2014-05)We study the effects of a hospital merger using a spatial competition framework with semialtruistic hospitals that invest in quality and expend cost-containment effort facing regulated prices. We find that the merging ...
(Working paper;30/12, Working paper, 2012-09)Firms in markets such as health care and education are often profit constrained due to regulation or their non-profit status, and they are often viewed as being altruistic towards consumers. We use a spatial competition ...
Quality competition with profit constraints : do non-profit firms provide higher quality than for-profit firms? (Discussion paper, Working paper, 2011-02)