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In this paper we consider the impact of vertical integration on a retailer's choices of product variety and specific, brand-supporting investment. In an incomplete contract environment, vertical merger encourages investment in integrated supply, and foreclosure of non-integrated manufacturers....
The economic downturn is placing increasing pressure on the financing of health care. For many health care providers, this means difficult decisions need to be made over what will and will not be funded. The NHS has not typically been good at decommissioning and disinvesting in services. The...
While continued interest in the application of priority-setting technologies is perhaps unsurprising in a time of austerity, they require sensitive implementation for their full potential benefits to be realized. This article looks at the role and value of leadership in addressing problems of a...