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Public, Private, or Somewhere in Between: The Pros, Cons, Ins, and Outs of Privatization and Public/Private Partnerships  


Author:  Amy Doppelt.; Geoffrey Segal.; Marcia A. St. Martin.; Sandra Brinkert.


Source: Volume 27, Number 01, Spring 2006 , pp.53-70(18)




Municipal Finance Journal

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Abstract: 

This article explores both the theoretical and practical aspects of privatization of public services and of public/private partnerships. It discusses the advantages, disadvantages, risks, rewards, and lessons to be learned from such partnerships.

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Affiliations:  1: Fitch Ratings; 2: Reason Foundation; 3: Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans; 4: Ambac Assurance Corporation.

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