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Author: Vincent Wright; Luisa Perrotti
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : E. Elgar Pub., ©2000.
Series: International library of comparative public policy, 13.; Elgar reference collection.
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Privatization is now a universal practice and is the result of a set of interrelated factors, all of which are explored in this collection. Privatization has also become an academic industry,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Wright; Luisa Perrotti
ISBN: 1858988411 9781858988412
OCLC Number: 42968157
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents:Volume IAcknowledgements * IntroductionPart I: Methods, Techniques and Types1. Lucas J. Wilson (1998), `Privatisations in 1996: Another Record Year'2. OECD (1997), `Privatisation: Recent Trends'3. Stephen Young (1986), `The Nature of Privatisation in Britain, 1979-85'4. Kostas Lavdas (1996), `The Political Economy of Privatization in Southern Europe'5. Jan Winiecki (1992), `Major Privatization Differences between East and West'6. Thomas J. Hyclak and Arthur E. King (1994), `The Privatisation Experience in Eastern Europe'7. Ira W. Lieberman (1997), `Introduction: Mass Privatization in Comparative Perspective'8. Simon Commander and Tony Killick (1988), `Privatisation in Developing Countries: A Survey of the Issues'9. Shaoguang Wang (1994), `The Compatibility of Public Ownership and the Market Economy: A Great Debate in China'Part II: Reasons and Rationalizations10. John Moore ([1983]1986), `Why Privatise?'11. Carl Shapiro and Robert D. Willig (1990), `Economic Rationales for the Scope of Privatization'12. Cento Veljanovski (with Mark Bentley) (1987), `Property Rights and Industrial Performance'13. Louis De Alessi (1987), `Property Rights and Privatization'14. Dieter Boes and Wolfgang Peters (1991), `A Principal-Agent Approach on Manager Effort and Control in Privatized and Public Firms'15. Piotr Jasinski (1992), `The Transfer and Redefinition of Property Rights: Theoretical Analysis of Transferring Property Rights and Transformational Privatisation in the Post-STEs' 16. Jonathan Bradley (1996), `Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe: Models and Ideologies'Part III: The Political Dimensions17. Steve H. Hanke and Stephen J.K. Walters (1990), `Privatization and Public Choice: Lessons for the LDCs'18. David Stark (1994), `Path Dependence and Privatization Strategies in East-Central Europe'19. Pierre Guislain (1997), `Privatization and Basic Legal Norms'20. Douglass C. North (1992), `Privatization, Incentives, and Economic Performance'21. Jeremy J. Richardson, William A. Maloney and Wolfgang Rudig (1992), `The Dynamics of Policy Change: Lobbying and Water Privatization'22. Ellen M. Pint (1990), `Nationalization and Privatization: A Rational-Choice Perspective on Efficiency'23. Patrick Dunleavy (1986), `Explaining the Privatization Boom: Public Choice Versus Radical Approaches'24. Carles Boix (1997), `Privatizing the Public Business Sector in the Eighties: Economic Performance, Partisan Responses and Divided Governments'Name IndexVolume IIPart I: The Political Dimensions1. Harvey B. Feigenbaum and Jeffrey R. Henig (1994), `The Political Underpinnings of Privatization: A Typology'2. Roland Czada (1996), `The Treuhandanstalt and the Transition from Socialism to Capitalism'3. Pierre Guislain (1997), `Institutional Framework for Privatization'4. Constance Squires Meaney (1995), `Foreign Experts, Capitalists, and Competing Agendas: Privatization in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary'5. Alex Danso (1992), `Privatization of State Owned Enterprises in Africa: The Case of Ghana'6. Nicholas Buttle (1996), `Privatization and Ethics'7. Gawdat Bahgat (1993), `Privatization and Democratization in the Arab World: Is There a Connection?'8. Michael McFaul (1995), `State Power, Institutional Change, and the Politics of Privatization in Russia'9. Pita Ogaba Agbese (1992), `Moral Economy and the Expansion of the Privatisation Constituency in Nigeria'Part II: The Impact10. Yair Aharoni (1991), `On Measuring the Success of Privatization'11. Giandomenico Majone (1994), `Paradoxes of Privatization and Deregulation'12. Dieter Boes (1991), `Arguments on Privatization'13. William L. Megginson, Robert C. Nash and Matthias van Randenborgh (1996), `The Financial and Operating Performance of Newly Privatized Firms: An International Empirical Analysis'14. Anthony E. Boardman and Aidan R. Vining (1989), `Ownership and Performance in Competitive Environments: A Comparison of the Performance of Private, Mixed, and State-Owned Enterprises'15. Gladstone Hutchinson (1991), `Efficiency Gains Through Privatization of UK Industries'16. Werner Baer (1994), `Privatisation in Latin America'17. Geisa Maria Rocha (1994), `Redefining the Role of the Bourgeoisie in Dependent Capitalist Development: Privatization and Liberalization in Brazil'18. Mary M. Shirley (1994), `Privatization in Latin America: Lessons for Transitional Europe'19. Nazih N. Ayubi (1992), `Political Correlates of Privatization Programs in the Middle East'20. Yudit Kiss (1994), `Privatization Paradoxes in East Central Europe'21. Vincent Wright (1995), `Industrial and Banking Privatization in Western Europe: Some Public Policy Paradoxes'Name Index
Series Title: International library of comparative public policy, 13.; Elgar reference collection.
Responsibility: edited by Vincent Wright and Luisa Perrotti.


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