Publication
Title
The challenge of using standard contracts in public-private partnerships
Author
Abstract
A call for an increased use of standard contracts in publicprivate partnerships (PPPs) for infrastructure development is noticeable in practice. These contracts are expected to simplify and improve procurement by creating opportunities for learning, lower transaction costs, and better competition. This paper delineates standard contracts in PPP as a new venue for research and unfolds their potential impact. Here lies an important challenge since the benefits of standardization are not as straightforward as they look at first sight, particularly when taking into account the tension between the powerful, control-oriented role of contracting authorities and the need for contingent, informal contracting.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Public management review. - Londen
Publication
Londen : 2016
ISSN
1471-9037 [print]
1471-9045 [online]
Volume/pages
18:2(2016), p. 278-299
ISI
000365640100006
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UAntwerpen
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Research group
Publication type
Subject
Law 
Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Creation 08.01.2015
Last edited 28.10.2017
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