Organization profile

Organisation profile

The research centre on public-private collaboration is a network-organized centre involving researchers from five Danish universities and international researchers from fifteen universities in Europe and the US.

The research centre focuses in particular on evaluating the experience and effects of specific forms of public-private interaction such as contracting out, public-private partnerships, privatization, public procurement and public-private innovation. The research centre engages in scholarly debates and widespread international publication within the fields of public administration, public policy, public economics and public management. The centre is devoted to mixed methods and contemporary projects draw on sophisticated quantitative as well as qualitative methods.

Researchers in the centre from Roskilde University are listed below the map. Researchers from other institutions are liste at the COPS' website:

Publication network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2016 2019

EU Think Tank Lobbying Strategies: Between Theoretical Advice and Practice

Kelstrup, J. D. & Dialer, D., 2019, Lobbying in the European Union: Strategies, Dynamics and Trends. Dialer, D. & Richter, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 445-459 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Contracting out local road and park services: Economic effects and their strategic, contractual, and competitive conditions

Lindholst, A. C., Petersen, O. H. & Houlberg, K., 2018, In : Local Government Studies. 44, 1, p. 64-85 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Projects 2017 2021

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Other (prizes, external teaching and other activities) - Period visiting other institutions
  • 1 Lecture and oral contribution

Visiting scholar at The Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Lena Brogaard (Participant)
12 Aug 20163 Dec 2016

Activity: OtherOther (prizes, external teaching and other activities) - Period visiting other institutions

Oplæg om værdi i OPI for Udvalget for Sundhedsinnovation og Erhvervssamarbejde

Lena Brogaard (Speaker)
29 Jan 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Press / Media

Forskere: Storbritannien kan håbe på aftale som Canadas

Mads Dagnis Jensen & Jesper Dahl Kelstrup


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Nyt Center for forskning i offentlig-privat samspil

Ole Helby Petersen & Lena Brogaard


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media


Indstillet til Videnskabernes Selskabs Sølvmedalje 2018

Ole Helby Petersen (Recipient), Feb 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions