Contracting Out Government Functions and Services

Emerging Lessons from Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations

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Published on December 03, 2009

This second volume of the Partnership for Democratic Governance Series investigates whether ‘contracting out’ core government functions and services has been conducive to capacity development. Each case study discusses the evidence and emerging lessons of contracting out in fragile and post-conflict situations.The chapters contained in this publication first appeared as contributions to the Partnership for Democratic Governance's collaborative online platform, PDF Online. Through this platform, users are able to post comments on discussion papers, send messages to the authors and easily find ifnormation relevant to the topics covered in this publication.Selected as a 2009 Notable Document by the American Library Association Government Documents Round Table.


Contracting out Health Services in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations
Justice and Security as Public and Private Goods and Services
Contracting out Core Government Functions and Services in Southern Sudan
Contracting out Core Government Functions and Services in Afghanistan
Rethinking the Provision of Public Services in Post-Conflict States
Contracting out Core State Functions and Services in Fragile and Post-Conflict Situations
Conference Materials4 chapters available
Conference Background
Summary Record of Joint AfDB-PDG Conference (8-9 June 2009)
Keynote Speech by Professor Paul Collier
List of Participants
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