Competition, Choice, and Incentives in Government Programs

Competition, Choice, and Incentives in Government Programs

by John M. Kamensky
     
 

Since the 1980s, the language used around market-based government has muddied its meaning and polarized its proponents and critics, making the topic politicized and controversial. Competition, Choice, and Incentives in Government Programs hopes to reframe competing views of market-based government so it is seen not as an ideology but rather as a fact-based set of

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Overview

Since the 1980s, the language used around market-based government has muddied its meaning and polarized its proponents and critics, making the topic politicized and controversial. Competition, Choice, and Incentives in Government Programs hopes to reframe competing views of market-based government so it is seen not as an ideology but rather as a fact-based set of approaches for managing government services and programs more efficiently and effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742552128
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/29/2006
Series:
IBM Center for the Business of Government Series
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 I. Overview Chapter 2 1. Creating a Market-Based Government Using Competition, Choice, and Incentives Part 3 II. Market-Based Service Delivery Chapter 4 2. Moving Toward Market-Based Government: The Changing Role of Government as the Provider Chapter 5 3. International Experience Using Outsourcing, Public-Private Partnerships, and Vouchers Chapter 6 4. Competitive Sourcing: What Happens to Federal Employees? Chapter 7 5. Implementing Alternative Sourcing Strategies: Four Case Studies Chapter 8 6. Market-Based Sourcing: Lessons Learned and Results Achieved Part 9 III. Market-Based Internal Government Services Chapter 10 7. Entrepreneurial Government: Bureaucrats as Businesspeople Chapter 11 8. Franchise Funds in the Federal Government: Ending the Monopoly in Service Provision Part 12 IV. Market-Based Regulation Chapter 13 9. Designing Competitive Bidding for Medicare Chapter 14 10. New Tools for Improving Government Regulation: An Assessment of Emissions Trading and Other Market-Based Regulatory Tools

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