Federal Contractors and Sticky Costs

Report Number: NPS-CM-14-188

Series: Contract Management

Category: Sticky Costs

Report Series: Sponsored Reports

Authors: Steven Hansen

Title: Federal Contractors and Sticky Costs

Published: 2014-11-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2014/NPS-CM-14-188.pdf

Keywords: Federal Contractors, SGA Costs, Sticky Costs

Abstract:

Federal contractors must deal with an exceptional amount of paperwork and bureaucracy relative to firms that deal only with the private sector. I investigate whether federal contractor