PPPs, Procurement, Report, Joint Statement
Dec. 27, 2014
EPSU Briefing on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) "11 facts about public-private partnerships (PPPs)"
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are not the answer to public finance constraints. This updated briefing from the Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU) highlights the serious financial and operational problems that have arisen with PPPs.
Dec. 15, 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.
Apr. 14, 2011
EPSU’s response focuses on public services and sustainable procurement. On public services EPSU stresses that new EU rules should not put pressure on public authorities to use public procurement to provide public services.