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Final Report - PIQUE (Privatisation of Public Services and the Impact on Quality, Employment and Productivity)

Project ID: 28478
Funded under: FP6-CITIZENS


This is the final report of the PIQUE project. Funder under the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6), PIQUE researched real market case studies to explore the impacts of privatisation of public services. Research was conducted in six public service sectors - electricity, postal services, local public transport and health services / hospitals - and six countries - Austria, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

The document mentions the motivation and the objectives of the project and then analyses the methods used. It later analyses specific aspects of the research and findings for each one, before ending up with recommendations for policy makers. PIQUE has offered valuable input in the privatisation impacts research and its results can be used in the benefit of employees, consumers, firms and the public sector itself.

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Record Number: 11271 / Last updated on: 2011-04-14
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