ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By David Skeel

How to Get the Government-Owned Corporation Working

It is possible to structure government enterprises to work at improved levels of efficiency. In the private sector, for the most part, it is the markets that impose discipline. In the public sector there are generally no comparable disciplining mechanisms. However, there is nothing to prevent the creation of mechanisms for scrutiny and accountability for government enterprises.