Introduction

Introduction Review of Industrial Organization (2006) 29:1–2 © Springer 2006 DOI 10.1007/s11151-006-9113-9 a a,b, Jean-Michel Glachant ,Stephane ´ Saussier ADIS, U. of Paris XI Sud, 54 Bd. Desgranges, 92331 Sceaux ATOM, U. of Paris I Sorbonne, 106-112 Bd. De l’ Hospital, ˆ 75013 Paris The papers in this special issue of Review of Industrial Organization origi- nated with a workshop on “Public Private Partnerships” held at the French State Council in Paris, in October 2004. PPPs issues are on the top of the political decision makers’ agendas. In the last couple of decades, PPPs have become increasingly popular in many countries, and a variety of administrative contractual arrangements have been used. Governments have limited financial resources to devote to increased capital expenditures and improving public services, and they face restrictions on their ability to raise debt. In order to bridge the gap between the cost of the investments needed and the resources available, and to ensure that the infrastructure and services are delivered as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are often presented as one solution. Lying between market and public solutions, PPPs are often viewed as a good way to avoid market and public failures in order http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Review of Industrial Organization Springer Journals

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/introduction-P5Ag80d2O8
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 by Springer
Subject
Economics; Industrial Organization; Microeconomics
ISSN
0889-938X
eISSN
1573-7160
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11151-006-9113-9
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial