The debate over privatization masks the fact that, whether government provides services with its own employees or buys the same services from private vendors, government remains in charge. This essay looks into the decision whether to use a traditional administrative structure to deliver a service or instead purchase it from private vendors.
David R. Riemer,
Government as Administrator vs. Government as Purchaser: Do Rules or Markets Create Greater Accountability in Serving the Poor?,
28 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1715
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