Recovery Risk and Labor Costs in Public-Private Partnerships : Contractual Choice in the US Water industry

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Daniel Albalate; Germà Bel; R. Richard Geddes;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona. Institut de Recerca en Economia Aplicada Regional i Pública
  • Subject: Water politics | Aigua | Contracting out | Política hidràulica | Privatization | Privatització | Política de despeses públiques | H4; H54; H7; L88; L9 [Privatization, Public-Private Partnerships, Water, Contracting out. JEL classification] | Contractació externa | Water | Government spending policy
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

We use an ordered logistic model to empirically examine the factors that explain varying degrees of private involvement in the U.S. water sector through public-private partnerships. Our estimates suggest that a variety of factors help explain greater private participati... View more
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