A new paper (in French) on PPPs written with Arnaud Voisin and published in the issue 60 (2016/4) of the RFAP (French Review of Public Administration).
We deal with the accountability issue.
A short abstract of this article
The requirement for accountability in public management is widely seen as a component of a managerial process based on the principal-agent model. As performance based contracts, PPPs seem at first glance in line with this framework, but the various expectations of the public stakeholders complicate the control process. We aim at demonstrating that this complexity must be taken into account in the ISC work. In this perspective, the British experience vindicates the usefulness of an audit process going beyond the budgetary risk detection