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Public-Private Partnerships: the Swiss Specificity

Numéro : 2017-9 Laure Athias, Macina Moudo et Pascal Wicht – Public-Private Partnerships: the Swiss Specificity Résumé: Since the first implementation of the Private Finance Initiative in the United Kingdom in 1992, the last decades have seen a spectacular development of public-private partnerships (designated as PPPs hereafter) in many (developed as well as developing) countries,…

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La prise en compte par le droit des contraintes de financement des marchés de partenariats : Concilier flexibilité et maîtrise des engagements

Numéro : 2017-8  Frédéric Marty – La prise en compte par le droit des contraintes de financement des marchés de partenariats : Concilier flexibilité et maîtrise des engagements Résumé: Le recours aux marchés de partenariat peut répondre à deux motivations distinctes. La première peut tenir à un préfinancement privé des investissements publics, la seconde à…

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La régulation des contrats publics complexes de long terme à l’épreuve des imperfections informationnelles

Numéro : 2017-7 Frédéric Marty – La régulation des contrats publics complexes de long terme à l’épreuve des imperfections informationnelles Résumé: Le contrat administratif complexe de long terme est particulièrement exposé aux risques liés au caractère incomplet et asymétrique de l’information. Il peut s’ensuivre des renégociations imposées et déséquilibrées ou des défaillances dans l’exécution des contrats.…

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Public-private partnerships in Europe for building and managing public infrastructures: An economic perpective

Numéro: 2017-6 Elisabetta Iossa et Stéphane Saussier – Public-private partnerships in Europe for building and managing public infrastructures: An economic perpective Abstract: Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are long term contractual agreements between the public and private sector for the provision of public infrastructures and services. Due to tighter budget constraints and to a renewed interest in greater involvement…

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Achieving organizational identification and employee commitment through CSR communication

Numéro: 2017-5 Ouiam Kaddouri et Elisabeth Albertini – Achieving organizational identification and employee commitment through CSR communication Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) communication is nowadays an important constituent of the dialogue between firms and their stakeholders. Nonetheless, there is still little guidance regarding its returns and impacts on both primary and secondary stakeholders. Through a…

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Social and nonlinear tariffs on drinking water: Cui bono? Empirical evidence from a natural experiment in France

Numéro: 2017-4 Alexandre Mayol – Social and nonlinear tariffs on drinking water: Cui bono? Empirical evidence from a natural experiment in France Abstract : This empirical study discusses both the incentive and redistributive effects of nonlinear tariffs on the drinking water of developed countries. Using an original panel database based on a natural experience with drinking water…

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The importance of sequencing regulatory reforms in the telecom sector: Evidence from MENA countries

Numéro: 2017-3 Carlo Cambini, Riham Ahmed Ezzat et Carine Staropoli – The importance of sequencing regulatory reforms in the telecom sector: Evidence from MENA countries Abstract : Since the late eighties, governments have designed telecommunication policies aiming at introducing competition. This implies new regulation framework and privatization of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs). This paper empirically assesses the effect…

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Public-private partnerships for infrastructure at the sub-national level of government: Opportunities and challenges in France

Numéro: 2017-2 Stéphane Saussier – Public-private partnerships for infrastructure at the sub-national level of government: Opportunities and challenges in France Abstract : According to the OECD, after a short-lived expansion in reaction to the crisis, public investment has recently experienced a substantial decline in a number of European countries (OECD 2013).  As a natural reaction to these budget cuts,…

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Le contrat de PPP à l’épreuve des contentieux : Retours d’expériences sur le cas français

Numéro: 2017-1 Thierry Kirat et Frédéric Marty – Le contrat de PPP à l’épreuve des contentieux : Retours d’expériences sur le cas français Résumé : Contrats de long terme portant sur des services complexes, les partenariats public-privé peuvent donner lieu à des différends entre les contractants ou avec d’autres parties prenantes tant dans leurs phases de passation que d’exécution. Se fondant principalement…

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When does ideology matter? An empirical analysis of French municipalities’ make-or-buy choices

Numéro: 2016-5 Jean Beuve and Zoé Le Squeren – When does ideology matter? An empirical analysis of French municipalities’ make-or-buy choices Abstract: Many empirical studies have analyzed the factors that influence local government decisions regarding the management of public services. In those studies, ideological motives are often found to be not, or at least very slightly, significant. This absence of ideological…

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