Presentation on theme: "TERMS Privatization Contracting-out Governance. LEFT, LIBERAL AND RIGHT Strong government: Policy focus Weak government: Less government Institutional."— Presentation transcript:
STILL MORE THEORY Different kinds and levels of services: Choice Voting with your feet
CRITIQUE Cheap labour Collusion in bidding Danger in garbage contracts? Mobility is for privileged people Flim-flam: Taking a ride on business prestige Charleswood Bridge?
WHATS GOOD ABOUT PUBLIC CHOICE? Department-by-department accounting Contracting some jobs out, with departments allowed to bid, provided good wages are ensured Require unionized workforce Living wage provisions
RIGHT WING CONSTITUENCY Supporters of economic growth, including Business people Homeowners Anyone who considers business people good managers Varieties of conservatives Boosters Fiscal conservatives
RIGHT WING ISSUES Economic development Infrastructure development Public order Keep public expenditures and taxes down Resisting public sector unions