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You Don’t Always Get What You Pay For: The Economics of Privatization


You Don’t Always Get What You Pay For
The Economics of Privatization

by Elliott D. Sclar

Elliott Sclar offers a balanced look at the pitfalls and promises of public sector privatization in the United States. By describing the underlying economic dynamics of how public agencies and private organizations work together, he provides a rigorous analysis of the assumptions behind the case for privatization.

184 pages, 2000. A Century Foundation Book. Cornell University Press.
2001, 208 pages, 6 x 9, 12 tables
ISBN: 978-0-8014-8762-0  

This publication is available from Cornell University Press.