New development: Exploring public service markets

Dassiou, X., Langham, P., Nancarrow, C., Scharaschkin, A. & Ward, D. (2016). New development: Exploring public service markets. Public Money and Management, 36(2), pp. 149-152. doi: 10.1080/09540962.2016.1118942

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The authors explain why public service markets are fundamentally different from regulated utilities markets by looking at the product characteristics, market structure, funding oversight and legal arrangements in such markets. They highlight the issues which will be important as marketized delivery becomes increasingly mainstream in public services provision.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Public Money and Management, available online at
Uncontrolled Keywords: choice; market; public; services; user
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Social Sciences > Department of Economics

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