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Privatizing adoption and foster care: Applying auction and market solutions


  • Blackstone, Erwin A.
  • Buck, Andrew J.
  • Hakim, Simon


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  • Blackstone, Erwin A. & Buck, Andrew J. & Hakim, Simon, 2004. "Privatizing adoption and foster care: Applying auction and market solutions," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 26(11), pages 1033-1049, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:cysrev:v:26:y:2004:i:11:p:1033-1049

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    1. Erwin A. Blackstone & Simon Hakim, 2003. "A Market Alternative to Child Adoption and Foster Care," Cato Journal, Cato Journal, Cato Institute, vol. 22(3), pages 485-494, Winter.
    2. Paul Klemperer, 2004. "Auctions: Theory and Practice," Online economics textbooks, SUNY-Oswego, Department of Economics, number auction1.
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    1. Blackstone, Erwin A. & Buck, Andrew J. & Hakim, Simon & Spiegel, Uriel, 2008. "Market segmentation in child adoption," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 220-225, September.
    2. Hollingsworth, Leslie D. & Bybee, Deborah & Johnson, Elizabeth I. & Swick, Danielle C., 2010. "A comparison of caseworker characteristics in public and private foster care agencies," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 32(4), pages 578-584, April.
    3. Deutsch, Joseph & Hakim, Simon & Spiegel, Uriel & Sumkin, Michael, 2017. "Privatization and subsidization of adoption services from foster care: Empirical evidence," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 78(C), pages 9-17.
    4. Flaherty, Chris & Collins-Camargo, Crystal & Lee, Elizabeth, 2008. "Privatization of child welfare services: Lessons learned from experienced states regarding site readiness assessment and planning," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(7), pages 809-820, July.
    5. Mary Hansen, 2007. "Using Subsidies to Promote the Adoption of Children from Foster Care," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 28(3), pages 377-393, September.
    6. Wells, Rebecca & Jolles, Mónica Pérez & Chuang, Emmeline & McBeath, Bowen & Collins-Camargo, Crystal, 2014. "Trends in local public child welfare agencies 1999–2009," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 93-100.
    7. Hansen, Mary Eschelbach, 2008. "The distribution of a federal entitlement: The case of adoption assistance," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 37(6), pages 2427-2442, December.
    8. Reggiani, Tommaso, 2009. "How to Reform the Italian Domestic Adoptions System Through a Centralized Market Design," MPRA Paper 16294, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Steen, Julie A. & Smith, Sarahlin, 2012. "An organizational view of privatization: Is the private foster care agency superior to the public foster care agency?," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 851-858.
    10. Steen, Julie A. & Smith, Kenneth Scott, 2011. "Foster parent perspectives of privatization policy and the privatized system," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(9), pages 1483-1488, September.
    11. Havlicek, Judy & Lin, Ching-Hsuan & Braun, Michael T., 2016. "Cultivating youth voice through participation in a Foster youth advisory board: Perspectives of facilitators," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 69(C), pages 1-10.

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