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An empirical analysis of cost efficiency in non-profit and public nursing homes

  • Filippini, Massimo Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
  • Farsi, Mehdi Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
    2003

21 p

English This paper examines the issue of cost-efficiency in Switzerland’s nursing homes, an issue of concern to policy makers because of the rapid growth of elderly care expenditure and the aging of the population. The fact that nursing homes in Switzerland exist in different institutional forms, private for-profit, government and non-profit status, raises the issue of their relative cost efficiency.... Show more…
Language
  • English
Classification
Economics
License
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Identifiers
  • RERO DOC 5211
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https://susi.usi.ch/usi/documents/317956