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Title:Simulations of Merger -Induced Price Changes in Hospital Markets
Author(s):Kautter, John Michael, Jr
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Cory S. Capps
Department / Program:Economics
Discipline:Economics
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Health Sciences, Health Care Management
Abstract:The remainder of this dissertation models the effects of increasing managed care penetration on the incentive for hospitals to merge. The typical hospital market is modeled as a logit oligopoly. An implication of the model is that the incentive for hospitals to merge rises as the managed care penetration in their market increases.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:123 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/85675
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9990037
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2000


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