Kahyaogullari: Public-Private Partnerships in Developing and Developed Countries – The UK and Turkish Cases

ABSTRACT:

This study sets out to determine whether the process of adoption and implementation of PPP policy differs between developing and developed countries. Hence, by conducting an in-depth conceptual interrogation, first of all a template is formed to determine certain dissimilarities between developing and developed countries. Then using this template, Turkey, as a developing country, and the UK, as a developed country, is examined in order to set forth the relationship between the development level of a country and its PPP policy. The findings indicate that the PPP policy of developing and developed countries differs within five aspects: (i) how the policy penetrates into the political agenda, (ii) the government‟s aim in adopting PPP policy, (iii) the sectoral distribution, (iv) the form of PPP‟s and (v) the regulatory framework.

 

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