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The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals

Nicholas Bloom, Carol Propper, Stephan Seiler and John Van Reenen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Particular Labour Markets; International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 17288 words.

We analyse the causal impact of competition on managerial quality and hospital performance. To address the endogeneity of market structure we analyse the English public hospital sector...

Implications of Health Care Reform for Farm Businesses and Families

Mary Clare Ahearn, James M. Williamson and Nyesha Black.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 10124 words.

The Affordable Care Act has implications for the source of health insurance for farm households and potentially how much of their time they allocate to off-farm jobs and even the rate at...

The unintended consequences of the rat race: the detrimental effects of performance pay on health

Keith A. Bender and Ioannis Theodossiou.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 8240 words.

Although performance pay schemes have been linked to labour market productivity, one unintended consequence, suggested early by Adam Smith, is that performance pay is detrimental to health....

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