George Gibbs Center for Economic Prosperity

03/01/05 – Compe⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ng Improves Governmen⁠t⁠

By: The James Madison Institute / March 1, 2005

The James Madison Institute

George Gibbs Center for Economic Prosperity

March 1, 2005

by Geoffrey F. Segal

Governors of both parties around the country have embraced the power of competition to find savings, improve services, and balance budgets. It’s a trend that has caught fire in the last few years. The post 9-11 economic slowdown that cut into state revenues opened the doors to more competition. Result: Governors and legislators either expanded current competitive initiatives or created new ones.