Integration and Task Allocation: Evidence from Patient Care
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We wish to thank Iwan Barankay, Avi Dor, Silke Forbes, Vit Henisz, Mireille Jacobson, Raffaella Sadun, Brian Silverman, Tim Simcoe, Pai-Ling Yin as well as participants at the 2010 Foundations of Business Strategy Conference at Washington University, the Third Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists at Cornell University, the 2010 NYU Economics of Strategy Conference, the 2010 Institutions and Innovation Conference at Harvard Business School, the 2011 DRUID conference, the 2011 SRF workshop in Annapolis, the Bowman Seminar at Wharton, the 2011 Academy of Management conference, and the International Health Economics Association 8th World Congress in Toronto for helpful comments and suggestions. Mike Punzalan and Jianing Yang provided excellent research assistance. This work is supported by NIH/NHLBI grant # R01 HL088586-01. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.