A critical assessment of transaction cost theory and governance of public services with special reference to water and sanitation
in Cambridge Journal of Economics
November 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .
Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Publicly Provided Goods; Public Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Energy and Utilities. 10222 words.
This paper aims to provide a critical assessment of Oliver Williamson’s work on the choice between public and private governance by focusing on his central proposition that public...