Are health care 'choice - and - competition' reforms really efficiency driven?

Paper that claims that there is more to choice reforms than an attempt to improve the efficiency of a health system. It argues that information imperfections in health care can undermine the case for a sole efficiency related driver in favour of other drivers such as modernization or middle class capture.

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Published: 
2012
Author: 
Joan Costa-Font
Valentina Zigante
Publisher: 
The London School of Economics and Political Science