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What can an open market do for you?

Many government services can be provided more effectively, and at a lower cost, by the private sector. When public services are provided by private industry, economic incentives and accountability provide a critical feedback loop that is largely absent in government bureaucracy. Show-Me Institute scholars analyze public programs to determine how taxpayers can benefit from market-based alternatives.

We plan to continue developing interactive tools that will help you make informed decisions about life in Missouri. Until we’ve released a tool related to this particular policy area, be sure to read the studies and commentaries we’ve published about this issue at the Show-Me Institute’s website.