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Getting the Government America DeservesHow Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference$
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Richard W. Painter

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195378719

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.001.0001

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Outsourcing Executive Branch Functions and Its Ethical Consequences

Outsourcing Executive Branch Functions and Its Ethical Consequences

Partial Outsourcing to Special Government Employees

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Getting the Government America Deserves


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This chapter examines the ethical consequences of the outsourcing of government functions. It discusses partial outsourcing to special government employees. It identifies problems that may be more difficult for the government to solve with contractors than they would be to solve with its own employees.

Keywords:   special government employees, partial outsourcing, government functions, private contractors, ethics, conflict of interest

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