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  • Ellis, Elizabeth H.
    • Other Affiliation: Transportation Consultant, DAVE Systems, Inc., Anaheim, CA
  • One of the fundamental dilemmas facing planners today is knowing when the public sector should supplement or even replace the private sector as providers of certain essential human services. Whether the service is housing or health care, transportation or economic development, the problem is similar: the free market of private service providers at times does not--or cannot--provide essential services to all segments of the population. In many instances, this dilemma has led to an increased role of the public sector as a private provider.
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  • Carolina Planning Journal
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  • 5
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  • 42
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  • English
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