Contracting out Core State Functions and Services in Fragile and Post‐Conflict Situations: A Transitional Arrangement or an Option for Long‐Term Delivery?

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Abstract:

Given current international debates about state building and adherence to "do no harm" principles, an exploration of the potential and pitfalls of contracting out state functions is timely. Often contracting out is presented as an interim or transitional strategy ‐ urgent functions are performed by external agencies while state capacity is developed to take on these functions over time.

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: December 1, 2009

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