Policy conflicts: market-oriented reform in health care

McMaster, R. and Dolfsma, W. (2011) Policy conflicts: market-oriented reform in health care. Journal of Economic Issues, 45(2), pp. 309-316. (doi: 10.2753/JEI0021-3624450207)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2753/JEI0021-3624450207


From an institutionalist perspective, we identify five sources of policy conflict. Each may explain why policies intended to obtain particular goals for an institutionalized practice may have unintended consequences. We illustrate by analyzing attempts at introducing market-oriented reform in health care provision.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McMaster, Professor Robert
Authors: McMaster, R., and Dolfsma, W.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Management
Journal Name:Journal of Economic Issues
Publisher:M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
ISSN (Online):1946-326X

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