Municipal corporatization in Germany and Italy

  title={Municipal corporatization in Germany and Italy},
  author={Giuseppe Grossi and Christoph Reichard},
  journal={Public Management Review},
  pages={597 - 617}
Abstract During the last few years, the local government sector in European countries has undergone a number of important changes. Among the various reform initiatives has been the externalization of public services, such as corporatization, contracting-out, public–private partnerships and privatization. The key goal of this article is to describe and explain the evolution of local public services provision in the two selected countries, with a particular focus on ‘corporatization’. The article… 

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