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The federal role in privatization

hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, March 14, 1995.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Privatization -- United States,
    • Contracting out -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27. G66293 1995v
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 100 p. ;
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL896457M
      ISBN 100160472962
      LC Control Number95187808
      OCLC/WorldCa32881258

      Bruce Benson is a professor at Florida State University and the author of the book To Serve and Protect: Privatization and Community in Criminal Justice. In this commendable analysis of the. The American Legislative Exchange Council and its corporate and right-wing allies promote anti-democratic privatization of public assets and government services. The combination of state and local budget crises and the election of anti-government ideologues in many states has left taxpayers and communities increasingly vulnerable to predatory “privatization” of government services and.

      Service quality is not assured, however, by privatization. Contracts must be well-designed with performance standards that create incentives for high quality service. Furthermore, diligent monitoring of the contractor's performance through customer surveys and on-site inspections must also be performed by government in its oversight role. The reviewer discusses a new book’s critique of various forms of privatization in the federal government, then presents his own critiques of some of the book’s premises and proposed solutions. The Federalist Society takes no positions on particular legal and public policy matters. Any expressions of opinion are those of the author.

      Summers wrote a promotional blurb for Privatizing Russia (a book co-written by Shleifer and subsidized by H.I.I.D.) declaring that “the authors did remarkable things in Russia, and now they.   What really matters is what best serves the public in its role as consumers. Private ownership only does that if it’s within an institutional context that promotes competition. We classical liberals need to shift our rhetoric from promoting privatization to promoting competition by ending government monopolies wherever possible.


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