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Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy Volume 3, Issue 1 2003 Article 10 Preventive Health Care and Payment Systems Pedro P. Barros∗ Xavier Martinez-Giralt† ´ ∗Universidade Nova de Lisboa, †Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Copyright c©2003 by the authors. All rights reserved. Preventive Health Care and Payment Systems∗ Pedro P. Barros and Xavier Martinez-Giralt Abstract Prevention has been a main issue of recent policy orientations in health care. This renews the interest on how different organizational designs

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Review of Network Economics Vol.5, Issue 1 – March 2006 Externalities and Regulation in Card Payment Systems JEAN-CHARLES ROCHET * IDEI, Toulouse University JEAN TIROLE IDEI, Toulouse University, and MIT Abstract The paper offers a roadmap to the current economic thinking concerning interchange fees. After describing the fundamental externalities inherent in payment systems and analysing merchant resistance to interchange fee increases and the associations’ determination of this fee, it derives the externalities’ implications for welfare analysis. It

1 Introduction This paper investigates a credit risk management scheme for the Canadian retail payment system - the Automated Clearing and Settlement System (ACSS). The data from the ACSS stem from the heart of economic activity and represent a relatively untapped and potentially invaluable data source that is increasingly becoming accessible in light of changes in technology and infrastructure. An average day sees 27 million small value/large volume payment transactions in Canada. An end of day settlements clearing occurs for all these transactions, which

Literature Abrazhevich, D. nd*. A survey of user attitudes towards electronic payment systems. A Research Paper, IPO, Center for User-System Interaction, Technical University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Adeoti, O., & Osotimehin, K. (2012). Adoption of Point of Sale Terminals in Nigeria: Assessment of Consumers’ Level of Satisfaction. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting , 3(1), 1-6. Adewoye, J.O. (2013). Impact of Mobile Banking on Service Delivery in the Nigerian Commercial Banks. International Review of Management and Business Research , 2(2), 333

Review of Network Economics Vol.4, Issue 4 – December 2005 Payment Systems Are Different: Shouldn’t Their Regulation Be Too? JOHN SIMON * Reserve Bank of Australia Abstract This paper makes the case that the structure of payment systems is such that, in contrast to competition in normal markets, private incentives can encourage activities and pricing that do not necessarily improve social welfare. Furthermore, while there is usually a reasonable presumption that where arrangements do not breach antitrust laws they are efficient, this presumption does

Review of Network Economics Vol.5, Issue 1 – March 2005 Market Power and Efficiency in Card Payment Systems: A Comment LUIS M. B. CABRAL * New York University and CEPR Abstract In this short comment, I provide my views on “Market Power and Efficiency in Card Payment Systems” (published in this issue) that was presented at the Antitrust Activity in Card-Based Payment Systems: Causes and Consequences conference, and more generally on the ideas introduced by Rochet and Tirole’s work on payment systems. 1 Introduction Beginning with their seminal 2002

Review of Network Economics Vol.4, Issue 4 – Dec 2005 Panel on Competition Policy in Card-Based Payment Systems: Commentary HENRY ERGAS* Vice President, CRA International Abstract The following is a transcription of my discussion of the papers (published in this issue) that were presented in the Panel on Competition Policy in Card-Based Payment Systems session of the Antitrust Activity in Card-Based Payment Systems: Causes and Consequences conference. I've been given 15 minutes to comment on three very different papers that each would merit at least

empirically the impact of innovation in health care, a theoretical corpus has not been fully developed yet. In this paper we address a particular issue: the relationship between payment systems and the rate of technology adoption. To avoid unnecessary confusion, let us point out that we refer to adoption as the decision of a provider to acquire a piece of new technology available. We do not consider the process by which such a new technology has become available, nor the R&D involved in it, nor any other considerations. Neither we consider the issue of diffusion of a new

Review of Network Economics Vol.2, Issue 2 – June 2003 125 Approaches to Regulating Interchange Fees in Payment Systems JOSHUA S. GANS* Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne STEPHEN P. KING Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne Abstract Significant attention worldwide has been paid to the regulation of credit card interchange fees. In part, this attention has followed concerns expressed about the level of these fees in Europe, the U