The Changing Public-Private Infrastructure Mix: Economy-wide Implications

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Title The Changing Public-Private Infrastructure Mix: Economy-wide Implications
Author Makin, Anthony John
Journal Name Australian Journal of Public Administration
Editor John Wanna
Year Published 2003
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Abstract This paper provides an economy-wide perspective on the changing role of the public sector in providing economic and social infrastructure in Australia. It analyses the scale and macroeconomic significance of the key economic and social infrastructure sectors - communication services, electricity, gas and water supply, transport, education, health and community services, government administration and defence. It then canvasses the major policy issues that have arisen in the progression from public to private infrastructure provision and considers why concerns about the trend fall in traditional public works spending may be misplaced in light of recent economic and institutional changes.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI
Volume 62
Issue Number 3
Page from 32
Page to 39
ISSN 0313-6647
Date Accessioned 2006-07-10
Language en_AU
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject PRE2009-Public Policy
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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