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.
It is one of the Chretien government’s least talked about policy successes. The renaissance of the Canadian National Railway offers a unique object lesson in good public policy. Taking the CNR out of the public sector allowed it to jump onto the success track.
Its primary element is competition, or managed competition, in which the city workforce competes with the private sector to deliver municipal services.