Policy Brief

Privatization, Outsourcing and Insourcing Trends in Federal Government

Federal 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 federal insourcing, housing finance, private spaceflight and other news on privatization and public-private partnerships in the federal government. Topics include:

  • Federal Worker Compensation Far Exceeds Private Sector Compensation
  • Fight over Insourcing Initiative Dominates Federal Contracting Policy
  • Space, the Private Frontier?
  • Policy Spotlight: Privatizing the Housing Finance System
  • Military Housing Privatization Update
  • House Republicans Propose Selling Federal Real Estate

» Annual Privatization Report 2010: Federal Government Privatization [pdf, 800 kB]

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Adam Summers is a senior policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He has written extensively on privatization, government reform, law and economics, and various other political and economic topics.

Anthony Randazzo

Anthony Randazzo is director of economic research for Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. His research portfolio is regularly evolving, and he maintains a wide interest in economic policy at both a domestic and international level.

Leonard Gilroy is Senior Managing Director of the Pension Integrity Project at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. The Pension Integrity Project assists policymakers and other stakeholders in designing, analyzing and implementing public sector pension reforms.