Replication data for: Death by Market Power: Reform, Competition, and Patient Outcomes in the National Health Service

Rodrigo Moreno-Serra, Martin Gaynor & Carol Propper
The effect of competition on the quality of health care remains a contested issue. Most empirical estimates rely on inference from nonexperimental data. In contrast, this paper exploits a procompetitive policy reform to provide estimates of the impact of competition on hospital outcomes. The English government introduced a policy in 2006 to promote competition between hospitals. Using this policy to implement a difference-in-differences research design, we estimate the impact of the introduction of competition on...
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