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Privatisation and public-private partnerships

M411

This module focuses on the relationship between the public and the private sectors of the economy. Its perspective will take as given the range of activities in which a state is involved, and we will focus our attention on how provision of the relevant goods, services and infrastructures is made.

Topics covered​​

  • Unit 1 Defining Public-Private Relationships
  • Unit 2 The Size and Institutional Framework of Public Procurement
  • Unit 3 Designing Public Procurement
  • Unit 4 Concessions of Public Assets
  • Unit 5 Public-Private Partnerships (PPP): Principles
  • Unit 6 PPP Case Studies
  • Unit 7 Privatising Public Assets
  • Unit 8 Privatisation Case Studies

Assessment

  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)