Policy Brief

Privatization and Public-Private Partnership Trends in State Government

State Government Privatization Chapter of Annual Privatization Report 2010

This section of Reason Foundation’s Annual Privatization Report 2010 provides an overview of the latest on privatization and public-private partnerships in state government. Topics include:

  • Privatization initiatives in New Jersey, Louisiana and Puerto Rico,
  • Divesting state alcohol monopolies,
  • Public-private partnerships (PPPs) for state parks management,
  • Lottery privatization in Illinois,
  • Privatization of state workers compensation programs and economic development agencies,
  • PPPs in higher education,
  • Contracting for performance in child welfare privatization,
  • and more.

» Annual Privatization Report 2010: State Government Privatization [pdf, 900 kB]

» Complete Annual Privatization Report 2010

Leonard Gilroy is vice president of government reform at Reason Foundation and senior managing director of Reason's Pension Integrity Project.

Harris Kenny is a state and local government policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.

Shirley Ybarra is a former senior transportation policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.