Special issue : competitive tendering and Scottish lifeline ferry services

Findlay, Jeanette (2017) Special issue : competitive tendering and Scottish lifeline ferry services. Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, 41 (1). pp. 25-26. ISSN 2046-5378

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    Abstract

    In early June 2016, an ESRC-funded workshop took place at the University of Glasgow to consider the use of competitive tendering for public services and some of the unintended consequences which arise from its use. The workshop was attended by academic economists and lawyers, policymakers and trades unionists from Scotland and elsewhere in Europe and specifically focussed on the Scottish ferry industry