Market-based Government: The Results to Date

Report Number: NPS-FM-05-028

Series: Contract Management

Category: Procurement

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Jacques S. Gansler

Title: Market-based Government: The Results to Date

Published: 2005-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2005/NPS-FM-05-028.pdf

Keywords: Purchase of Goods and Services

Abstract:

The federal government spends an incredible amount of money on the purchase of goods and services. In 2003, that spending was $230 billion, or 2% of the United States