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000028760 005__ 20131209145629.0
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000028760 041__ $$aeng
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000028760 100__ $$aDi Giorgio, Laura$$uIstituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
000028760 245__ $$9eng$$aThe impact of the institutional form on the cost efficiency of nursing homes
000028760 269__ $$c2012
000028760 300__ $$a24 p.
000028760 520__ $$9eng$$aIn Switzerland, nursing home services are mainly provided by regulated  public and private nonprofit organizations. Some of them are created by  local governments as foundations. This provides a unique setting to  analyze the impact of the institutional form on the performance of  nursing homes. We propose a model where the institutional form is  represented as a legal constraint which affects managers in the  decison-making process. Considering a sample of 44 Swiss Italian  nursing homes over a 7-years period (1999-2005), we then disentangle  persistent inefficiency due to differences in the institutional form from  unobserved heterogeneity. The applied estimation strategy provides  more accurate estimates of the impact of the institutional form on  nursing homes efficiency, as compared to previous studies. Our results  suggest that governmental nursing homes are more costly than private  and public foundations. These results are consistent across different  model specifications.
000028760 695__ $$9eng$$aConstant inefficiency ; unobserved heterogeneity ; nursing homes ; nonprofit ; institutional form
000028760 700__ $$aFilippini, Massimo$$uIstituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
000028760 700__ $$aMasiero, Giuliano$$uIstituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
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000028760 918__ $$aFacoltà di scienze economiche$$bVia Giuseppe Buffi 13, CH-6904 Lugano
000028760 919__ $$aUniversità della Svizzera italiana$$bLugano$$ddoc.support@rero.ch
000028760 980__ $$aPREPRINT$$bUNISI
000028760 990__ $$a20120314101245-RJ