Using capitalism for public ends

Here's the deal. I borrow expensively to do a PFI scheme - expensive because of the risk (and because I cannot borrow as cheaply as government itself). I build the scheme. Then I re-finance the loan which is now cheaper because risk has given way to certainty.

by Tim Williams

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