Reading:Michel, R. G. (2004). Cost analysis and activity-based costing for government (1st ed.). Chicago, IL: Government Finance Officers Association. [ISBN-13: 978-0891252689]. Chapter 12.Greene, J. D. (2002). Introduction: Cities and the privatization debate (Chapter 1). In Cities and privatization: Prospects for the new century (pp. 1–25). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.Greene, J. D. (2002). Examining various dimensions of municipal privatization (Chapter 3). In Cities and privatization: Prospects for the new century (pp. 66–84). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
[Discussion – The Case for Privatization]
What is the case for privatization and contracting? What is the case against privatization and contracting? After analyzing the arguments, both for and against, should privatization be encouraged? Explain your position.