Ownership and production costs: Choosing between public production and contracting-out in the case of Swedish refuse collection
2003 (English)In: Fiscal studies, ISSN 0143-5671, E-ISSN 1475-5890, Vol. 24, no 4, 451-476 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Many comparisons of public and private firms use a public/private ownership dummy variable to capture cost differences. If, however, public and private firms use different production technologies, the dummy-variable approach is misspecified. Data from pub
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2003. Vol. 24, no 4, 451-476 p.
public ownership, private ownership, contracting out, cost
Research subject Economics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-46684DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-5890.2003.tb00091.xOAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-46684DiVA: diva2:74591