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Author Roy, William
Source Hyper Articles en Ligne (HAL)
Content type Text
Publisher AET
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Contracts ♦ Contractual Incentives ♦ Contractual arrangements ♦ Efficiency ♦ Performance ♦ Urban Public Transport ♦ Public service governance ♦ France ♦ shs ♦ Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances
Abstract This paper studies the relative performances of contractual arrangements used in the French local public transport industry. Levels of inefficiency are estimated with a production frontier approach. The results confirm the theoretical properties of incentive contracts that lead to better technical efficiency.
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Proceeding
Publisher Date 2004-01-01