Provider Incentives in Social Protection and Health

A selection of case studies from OECD countries

by Christian Van Stolk, Gardar Bjornsson, Simo Goshev

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The Human Development Chief Economist's Office (the Office) at the World Bank is supporting analytical work on the linkages between governance, service delivery and human development outcomes. The Office commissioned RAND Europe to look more closely at the use of provider incentives in the health and social protection policy areas in Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries with a view on learning lessons for developing countries.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Introduction

  • Chapter Two

    Provider incentives in social protection

  • Chapter Three

    Provider incentives in healthcare

  • Appendix A

    Glossary

  • Appendix B

    P4P examples in employment provision: Australia and the Netherlands

  • Appendix C

    Some examples of studies on provider incentives used in healthcare

  • Appendix D

    Annotated bibliography on provider incentives in social protection

  • Appendix E

    Annotated bibliography on provider incentives in healthcare

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