Privatization's Pitfalls

MPR1997-02 : Spring 1997

Feature stories: Accounting for all costs when comparing in-house to contractor costs, perceptions of privatizations that failed, common antiprivatization arguments and responses, and lessons from Michigan's failures in privatization of campground reservations and liquor businesses. Other articles include an interview with Ken McGinnis, director of the Michigan department of corrections, and the story of Detroit's first electric lighting monopoly.