05/06/05 – Embracing Competition as a Policy Tool

by Geoffrey F. Segal Governor Bush has taken a lot of flak for his strong support of making government compete with the private sector. During his tenure, more than 120 projects ranging from prison food service to maintenance in state parks have been initiated, saving the state millions of dollars [...]

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2005 April – Backgrounder #44 – Making Florida’s Government Competitive

Executive Summary Governments at every level are turning to competitive sourcing to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of functions traditionally performed by government. Typically, savings of 30 percent can be achieved. Yet saving money isn't the only reason why governments are using this time-tested principle of economics. Competition also can [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:20:55-04:00April 1st, 2005|Backgrounder, Publications|Comments Off on 2005 April – Backgrounder #44 – Making Florida’s Government Competitive
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