Does privatising public service provision reduce accountability?
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KeywordsPublic Services; Privatisation; Voter Mobilisation; Accountability; Government Responsiveness; Contract Length; Incomplete Contracts; Holdup;
- D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-CDM-2007-03-10 (Collective Decision-Making)
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