An analysis of the socio-economic impact of the public private partnership in Tanzania

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University of Dar es Salaam
This study examines the socio economic impact of PPP in the context of Tanzania. The focus was on three ingredients of the socio economic impact namely: The promotion of efficiency in service delivery by looking at the cost reduction, cost monitoring, competition and economies of scale and scope: the distributional impact on workers, consumers and partners: and the environmental impact of the PPP. Data was collected using semi structured and documentary review. The collected data was validated though interview, documentation and observation. Qualitative and quantitative approach was used to analyze data. The finding of the research revealed that the introduction of the PPP in the public service was a complete success in one out of the three organizations while the other two one had a partial success and the other was a complete failure. Conclusively, the study recommend that to guarantee a success in the implementation of the PPP the government and the private partner should build elective regulation by developing transparent, credible and effective regulatory agencies that are adopted to specific need the country, develop capacity at national, regional and district level and root out corruption by implementing mechanism to guarantee transparency at all stages in the tendering process.
Available in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HG6024.9T34M55)
Social economic impact, Public private sector cooperation, Public services, Tanzania
Munubi, M.A (2007) An analysis of the socio-economic impact of the public private partnership in Tanzania.Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam.