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New Joints: Private providers and rising demand in the English National Health Service

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Presentation of 'New Joints: Private providers and rising demand in the English National Health Service' at the ENTER Jamboree Annual Conference 2017, hosted by UCL.

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IFS Working Paper W16/15
Reforms to public services have extended consumer choice by allowing for the entry of private providers. The aim is to generate competitive pressure to improve quality when consumers choose between providers. However, for many services new entrants could also affect whether a consumer demands the ...