Under managed competition, a public agency competes with private sector firms to provide public agency functions and services. Managed competition attempts to create a “level playing field” between the public and private sectors to select the most cost effective method of delivering public services.
*A Second Go at a “Second Economic Revolution”?
On March 6, 1997, in the annual state-of-Russia address to the Federal Assembly, President Boris Yeltsin outlined a package of reforms that some Russian observers called a second economic revolution.
Rent Control In Winnipeg
This short report discusses the damage caused by rent control in Winnipeg and suggests approaches to ease out of them
Rent Control Part of Winnipeg’s Poor House Prices
Rent control reduces the value of apartments, increasing property taxes for home owners.
Recognizing Cost of Capital just Good Government
The public sector should be accountable for the cost of its capital.
Europe: The Third Way/ Die Neue Mitte
A speech delivered by Prime Minister Tony Blair to the Labour Party in London on June 8, 1999
A Tale from the Public Policy Crypt
Although it’s a lovely place, Manitoba’s virtues do not include being on the cutting edge of public policy. But that has a bright side: tourist dollars from archaeologists who come to dig into our crypt of old, ineffective public policy ideas.
Let’s Break up the Big Cities
It sounds like heresy to say so, but maybe the consolidation of the five boroughs into the City of New York, whose 100th anniversary we celebrate this month, wasn’t such a good idea.
A Real Choice – Competitive Local Telephone Service
Don’t worry about local phone rates. If we continue to deregulate, they will continue to fall.