GOVERNMENT-OWNED PLANT EQUIPMENT FUNRISHED TO CONTRACTORS: AN ANALYSIS OF POLICY AND PRACTICE
RAND PROJECT AIR FORCE SANTA MONICA CA
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An analysis is made of government policy and practice in providing contractors with industrial plant equipment contractor motivations to accept such equipment and alternatives to current policy. The government prefers that contractors furnish their own equipment for several reasons Ideologically, in a free-enterprise economy, firms should supply their own equipment. It is difficult to control a large inventory in scattered locations. The practice tends to restrict competition by conferring advantages on contractors possessing the equipment.
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