May 2020 In: Le Libellio — Xavier Weppe, Zoé Le Squeren, Xavier Lecocq Introduction L’ émergence et la diffusion planétaire du virus Covid-19, abréviation de « Corona Virus Disease 2019 », détecté la première fois en Novembre 2019 dans un marché de la sixième ville chinoise (Wuhan), provoque depuis quelques semaines une crise sanitaire, économique…

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May 2020 In: Economía Industrial — Stéphane Saussier et Jean Tirole Abstract: Public procurement, the generic term used to refer to procurement contracts (traditional procurement), public service delegations (including concessions) and public private partnerships, currently represents today significant amounts of money as it is believed to account for nearly 15% of the GDP in France.…

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May 2020 In: M@n@gement — Zoé Le Squeren. Abstract: This paper investigates the use of plural governance for the provision of local public services. Most of the studies conducted on local data compare direct public provision (i.e. in-house provision where governments produce public services themselves, using their own equipment and employees) to contracting out. But…

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March 2020 In: Network Industries Quarterly — Michael Klien. Abstract: There is growing evidence that utility aggregations do not necessarily lead to cost savings. In this paper I use a global database of utilities to document how aggregations change utilities with respect to network density and cost structure. I argue that aggregations typically do not…

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March 2020 In: Network Industries Quarterly Maria Salvetti, Aziza Akhmouch, Antonio Cañamas-Catala* Abstract :  This article draws on a broader work on water governance in Argentina led by the OECD jointly with the Secretariat of Infrastructure and Water Policy of Argentina. It builds upon a one-year policy dialogue with 200+  stakeholders from public, private, non-profit…

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October 2019 In: Public Administration Review Simon Porcher Abstract :  This article uses a cross‐country data set to empirically investigate the  relationship between national culture and the quality of government. Culture has a strong impact on the quality of government that remains stable even after controlling for differences in institutions and economic development. This effect…

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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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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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