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Choice of hospital : which type of quality matters? / Gutacker, Nils; Siciliani, Luigi; Moscelli, Giuseppe; Gravelle, Hugh Stanley Emrys.

In: Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 50, 12.2016, p. 230-246.

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Gutacker, N, Siciliani, L, Moscelli, G & Gravelle, HSE 2016, 'Choice of hospital: which type of quality matters?', Journal of Health Economics, vol. 50, pp. 230-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.08.001

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Gutacker, N., Siciliani, L., Moscelli, G., & Gravelle, H. S. E. (2016). Choice of hospital: which type of quality matters? Journal of Health Economics, 50, 230-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.08.001

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Gutacker N, Siciliani L, Moscelli G, Gravelle HSE. Choice of hospital: which type of quality matters? Journal of Health Economics. 2016 Dec;50:230-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.08.001

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Gutacker, Nils ; Siciliani, Luigi ; Moscelli, Giuseppe ; Gravelle, Hugh Stanley Emrys. / Choice of hospital : which type of quality matters?. In: Journal of Health Economics. 2016 ; Vol. 50. pp. 230-246.

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