“The beginning is the most important part of any work,” wrote Plato in The Republic. This wisdom holds true for partnerships between governments and private entities, shows a new meta-analysis of studies on collaborative governance. The researchers find that cross-sector initiatives work best when partners start out with equal amounts of resources, comparable incentives to participate, and a previous history of cooperation. These starting conditions then foster the trust that is necessary for...
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