Migration, Privatisation, Public Services, Economic Policy
Public rescue for more failed private finance institutions - a critique of the EC green paper on PPPs
A new report by the Public Service International Research Unit cautions the European Commission against enthusiastically endorsing public-private partnerships, contending that PPPs, as they are known, do not supplement public spending – they absorb it.
(16 December 2014) There is no empirical evidence that the private sector is intrinsically more efficient than the public sector. This is the main conclusion from a comprehensive review of hundreds of studies covering all forms of privatisation across many different sectors.The report for EPSU by
EPSU Briefing on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) "11 facts about public-private partnerships (PPPs)"
Why Public-Private Partnerships don't work, The many advantages of the public alternative (New PSI publication)