It’s really recognizing what the public sector and private sector are best at. The public sector is best at specifying what it needs in terms of funding, controlling, coordinating and the private sector are best at driving efficiencies in operations and improving customer service.
Charter schools are popular because they are providing a vastly needed improvement in choice and various alternatives of delivery within the public system. They are creating a stronger voice for parents, which is one of the main reasons why many are dissatisfied with the broader public system.
Privatization assumes that the private sector is inherently more effective and we determined that public value comes from competition and that private monopolies are not better than public monopolies. The competitive aspect drives value to the citizens.
The Kremlin’s top economics mind and President Putin’s chief advisor interviewed by the Frontier Centre.
We have redefined what is good healthcare and have been quite successful in some parts of Sweden – cutting waiting lists, speeding up productivity, improving quality, satisfying personnel working in healthcare.
Its primary element is competition, or managed competition, in which the city workforce competes with the private sector to deliver municipal services.
In August the National Post published a provocative article in which you argue that Canada’s rate of economic growth could out pace the impressive American rate and that Canada’s standard of living could surpass that of our American cousins within twenty years should we adopt certain changes in public policy.