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Economies of Scope and Home Healthcare

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Why are hospitals used as an example of economies of scope?

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Why are hospitals used as an example of economies of scope?
According to David Kass in his 1998 article, "Economies of Scope and Home Healthcare," economies of scope exist if a firm can produce several product lines at a given output level more cheaply than a combination of separate firms each producing a single product at the same output level. Economies of scope differ from economies of scale in that a firm ...

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Economies of Scope and Home Healthcare are featured. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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