Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times by John D. Donahue and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Published By: With a foreword by Stephen Breyer. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press ISBN: 978-0-691-14979-0 Date of Publication: 2011
Book Review Detail
Ronald Fischer of Universidad de Chile
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.4.1230.r16 Review Pages: 1282-86
Book Review Abstract
Ronald Fischer of Universidad de Chile reviews "Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times" by John D. Donahue and Richard J. Zeckhauser. The EconLit abstract of the reviewed work begins, "Considers better ways to deliver government goods and services through collaboration with private firms, groups, or individuals. Discusses private roles for public goals; rationales and reservations; the delegator's dilemma; collaboration for productivity; collaboration for information; collaboration for legitimacy; collaboration for resources; tasks and tools; getting collaboration right; and forging the future—payoffs and perils. Donahue is Chair of the Master in Public Policy Program at Harvard University. Zeckhauser is at the Harvard Kennedy School. Index."