Much current discussion of educational vouchers takes it for granted that their primary aim is to improve education for low-income students in urban areas.
For 500 years Sweden has been a uniform and centralized country. Today it is on the road to pluralism and stronger regional governments. Often the leader of new trends in Europe, Swedes are making it clear to their politicians that they want public policies which cater better to individual needs and preferences.
OECD statistics between 1983 and 2001 comparing size of government in 24 countries.
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.
Statistical highlights of performance improvements in Canada’s air traffic control system.
Why pour more money into Medicare’s black hole without structural reform?
With reluctance and resignation, Canadians are concluding that what they once celebrated as the world’s longest undefended border is quickly vanishing. Economically, culturally, socially, demographically, even politically, Canada, they say, is becoming indistinguishable from the United States.