Browsing by Author "Cabral, Sandro"
Cabral, Sandro; Azevedo, Paulo Furquim de
2008-03-01This paper aims to compare the performance of two modes of provision of prison services: public, and with the participation of private companies. There are few empirical studies concerning the alternative modes of governance ...
Private entrepreneurs in public services: a longitudinal examination of outsourcing and statization of prisons Cabral, Sandro; Lazzarini, Sérgio G.; Azevedo, Paulo Furquim de
2013-03Some fear that the profit-maximizing orientation of private entrepreneurs conflicts with societal goals expected in the provision of complex public services. Received contractual theories advocate that private involvement ...
Cabral, Sandro; Lazzarini, Sérgio G.; Azevedo, Paulo Furquim de
2010-10Received theories suggest a possible cost-quality tradeoff when private outsourcing arrangements are used in public services. Using data from Brazilian prisons, our study provides evidence that contradicts this prediction: ...