Small firms in Peru shop nationwide for cheap credit, but loyalty runs two ways
Market concentration, price and quality drive choice of firms
Do for-profit supermarket chains tolerate higher-priced co-ops?
Methods that weight efficacy, toxicity and cost improve understanding but provide no easy answers
Following Medicare reimbursement rate changes, research actually increased
Reliable, widespread testing regimen could help jump-start economy
A system of manufacturer rewards and penalties, consumer taxes and subsidies could aid vaccination rates
But in uncompetitive markets, the financial owners cut staff
Managing production with the declining potency of a catalyst
And if so, who’s going to pay?
When beds are limited, turning away the sickest and poorest boosts margins
A model separates potential profits or losses for hospital, doctors and other health care providers when insurer pays in lump sum
Projects that make health care delivery more efficient require upfront financial help
Semiconductor makers’ pricing is based not just on quantities ordered but also on “capacity rationing”
The goal is continued development of new drugs and reduction of often shocking prices
Exposure to discounts makes people impatient