Can Governments Do It Better? Merger Mania and Hospital Outcomes in the English NHS
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Financial support was provided by the U.K. Department of Health under the HREP policy evaluation programme. We appreciate comments from Helen Simpson and seminar participants at the Universities of Bristol, Imperial and York and initial input into the research by Rodrigo Moreno Serra. The authors are solely responsible for the analysis and the views expressed here. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.