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Provider Ownership and Service Quality: Evidence from Swedish Residential Care Homes
The provision of social services by private providers is widespread in OECD countries, but the jury is still out on whether marketization has improved service quality. This paper seeks to nuance existing debate by examining ...
Marketization and the Quality of Residential Elderly Care in Sweden
Against a backdrop of increased levels of marketization of welfare services in OECD countries, this article aims to shed light on the separate effects of private ownership and competition on service quality. Using residential ...
Procurement and Competition in Swedish Municipalities.
This paper asks if low political competition is associated with manipulation of public procurement pro-cesses. Using unique Swedish municipal data from 2009 to 2015, it demonstrates that when one party dominates local ...