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Potenzialità e criticità del Partenariato Pubblico Privato in Italia

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  • Elisabetta Iossa

    () (Università di Roma 'Tor Vergata', Brunel University, CEDI e CMPO)

  • Federico Antellini Russo

    () (CONSIP, Roma e LUISS Guido Carli)

Abstract

In this paper we discuss procedural and contractual aspects of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in Italy, in the light of the economic theory of contracts and of incentives. We emphasize the potential role for PPPs for infrastructure development in Italy and the inefficiencies that arise in practice because of administrative risk, procedural complexity that distort competition and inefficient allocation of risks between the public and the private sector.

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  • Elisabetta Iossa & Federico Antellini Russo, 2008. "Potenzialità e criticità del Partenariato Pubblico Privato in Italia," Rivista di Politica Economica, SIPI Spa, vol. 98(3), pages 125-158, May-June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rpo:ripoec:v:98:y:2008:i:3:p:125-158
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    1. Decarolis, Francesco & Giorgiantonio, Cristina, 2015. "Local public procurement regulations: The case of Italy," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 209-226.
    2. Rosalba Cori & Cristina Giorgiantonio & Ilaria Paradisi, 2010. "Risk allocation and incentives for private contractors: an analysis of Italian project financing contracts," Questioni di Economia e Finanza (Occasional Papers) 82, Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area.
    3. Fabrizio Balassone (editor), 2012. "The efficiency of infrastructure spending," Workshop and Conferences 10, Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area.

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    Keywords

    incentives; public-service provision and public private partnership;

    JEL classification:

    • D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
    • L5 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy
    • H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
    • H57 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Procurement

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