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Surveying the economics of plural modes of organization

August 2019 In: Journal of Economic Surveys Emmanuel Raynaud, Paula Sarita Bigio Schnaider et Maria Sylvia Macchione Saes Abstract :  Why do firms concomitantly rely on more than one organizational arrangement to procure/distribute a given input/product? In this paper, we systematically review and discuss the extensive path undergone by the literature exploring this issue: theso-called…

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Tarifs discriminants et monopoles de l’eau potable : une analyse de la réaction des consommateurs face aux distorsions du signal-prix

Juillet 2019 Dans : Revue économique Alexandre Mayol et Simon Porcher Résumé : L’approche des tarifs de l’eau potable en France a changé depuis 2010, puisque les collectivités peuvent recourir à des tarifs progressifs croissants par blocs. Ces tarifs, bien qu’initialement conçus comme des solutions de second rang aux pertes sèches du monopole, se révèlent…

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Political contestability and public contract rigidity: An analysis of procurement contracts

2019 In: Journal of Economics and Management Strategy Jean Beuve, Marian W. Moszoro, Stéphane Saussier Abstract : Are public contracts less adaptable than private contracts? Using a comprehensive set of contracts for a standard product, we compare procurement contracts in which the procurer is either a public administration or a private corporation. We find that public‐to‐private contracts feature more…

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Le phénix renaîtra-t-il de ses cendres ? Réflexions sur le recours des collectivités territoriales aux marchés de partenariats public-privé

Déc. 2018 Dans : Revue d’Economie Financière Frédéric Marty, Stéphane Saussier Résumé : Dans cet article, nous visons à dresser un bilan de quinze années de recours aux contrats et aux marchés de partenariat par les collectivités territoriales en insistant sur les déterminants de leurs engagements en distinguant facteurs conjoncturels et facteurs structurels. Nous illustrons…

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Subnational Public-Private Partnerships – Meeting Infrastructure Challenges

November 2018 In series: OECD Multi-level Governance Studies Stéphane Saussier a contribué au rapport OCDE « Subnational Public-Private Partnerships: Meeting Infrastructure Challenges » en rédigeant le chapitre 2 sur « Opportunities and challenges in France ». Abstract : This report focuses on the challenges of governing infrastructure investment and public-private partnerships (PPPs) at the subnational level. Subnational governments – cities and…

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Do Reforms Sequences Matter for Telecom Sector Performance? Evidence from MENA Countries

Octobre 2018 In: Journal d’économie politique Carlo Cambini, Riham Ezzat, Carine Staropoli Introduction : Since the late eighties, telecommunication reforms took place both in developed and developing countries. Liberalization of the telecom sector contributes largely to the economic growth through the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development and diffusion in the economy. Market openness in telecommunications services and…

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Facing the Challenges of Water Governance

September 2018 Simon Porcher, Stéphane Saussier – Palgrave Studies in Water Governance: Policy and Practice Abstract : Access to water is one of the most pressing global issues of the twenty-first century, particularly when set against the background of a rapidly growing global population. This book provides a cutting-edge, comprehensive overview of the challenges facing water governance…

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Public-Private Partnerships: A Swiss Perspective

August 2018 Laure Athias, Moudo Macin, Pascal Wicht – Swiss Public Administration pp 187-204 Abstract : While the last decades have seen a spectacular expansion in public-private partnerships (PPPs) in many high-income European countries, only two PPPs have been realized in Switzerland so far. In this chapter, we define what PPPs are and the optimal conditions under which they should be chosen. Our normative…

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Are public private partnerships that rigid? And why? Evidence from price provisions in French toll road concession contracts

Mai 2018 Laure Athias et Stéphane Saussier – Transportation Research Part A Abstract : Transport concession contracts are commonly said to be standardized and too rigid. They would not allow public authorities to adapt them to evolving context and circumstances. This paper aims at challenging this view and, more particularly, the view that contractual rigidity for transport concessions is exogenous. Using a…

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Productivity change and its drivers for the Chilean water companies: A comparison of full private and concessionary companies

Mai 2018 María Molinos-Senante, Simon Porcher, et Alexandros Maziotis – Journal of Cleaner Production Abstract: The privatization of the water industry has aroused interest in comparing the performance of public vs. private water companies. However, little research has been conducted to compare the performances of full private (FPWCs) and concessionary water companies (CWCs). 

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