Estimating returns to hospital volume: Evidence from advanced cancer surgery

High-volume hospitals typically perform better than low-volume hospitals. In this paper, we study whether such patterns reflect a causal effect of case volume on patient outcomes. To this end, we exploit closures and openings of entire cancer clinics in Swedish hospitals which provides sharp and arg...

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Volume: 63
Main Author: Avdic, Daniel
Lundborg, Petter
Vikström, Johan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.01.2019
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 63; pp. 81 - 99
Data of publication: January 2019
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Subjects:
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I11
I12
L11
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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