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Does Competition in Healthcare Work?

Professor Carol Propper gave the 2016 Knoop Lecture - the department's annual public lecture on Monday 21 November 2016.

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Prof. Stephen Lea - Is money a psychological problem?
Prof. Stephen Lea - Is money a psychological problem?
Why Zen chose to study economics at Sheffield
Why Zen chose to study economics at Sheffield