PAF 9159 Privatization and Market-Based Government
3 hours; 3 credits

Market-based government, an important feature of The New Public Management, involves competition, privatization, public-private partnerships, competitive sourcing,, outsourcing, divestment, withdrawal, displacement, deregulation, citizen choice, vouchers, transferable permits, franchises, user charges, pricing strategies, voluntarism, and civil society-including faith-based institutions. Using a combination of theory, cases, and practice, the course prepares students to use these tools in the real world.

Prerequisite: none