Term paper for managerial economics class that shows application of economics to an analysis of the health care industry in a monopolistic competition market structure, with special emphasis on the unique characteristics of the US healthcare markets, from inpatient to outpatient care in the psychiatry field. It could include features of health care delivery, including: national projections of supply and demand for inpatient psychiatric hospital services;public specialization and investment in physical and human capital, and/or the effect on health care costs and quality resulted from shifting between inpatient and outpatient level of care.

National projections of S&D for inpatient psychiatric hospital services