Ståle Opedal

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This essay focuses on the balance between governmental control and enterprise autonomy by examining the Norwegian hospital reform. We describe the enterprise model and give a description of the policy instruments that the government, as owner, has for exercising power and control vis-à-vis the health enterprises. How the trade-off between autonomy and(More)
This paper focuses on the balance between central governmental control, autonomy for health care institutions and (quasi)-market mechanisms by examining recent health care reforms in Norway, Denmark and United Kingdom. The reforms involve strengthening of overall central government control, simultaneously representing a decentralized system of management(More)
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