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Regulating municipal water supply concessions : accountability in transitional China

Author: Yan Wei
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses the recently introduced concession policy, which is also known as PPP worldwide, on municipal utilities policy in China. In this context, critics have claimed that there is a gap in accountability with regard to concessions. The author utilizes interdisciplinary methods and comparative studies, taking into account the situation in the EU and US to analyze the accountability gap some feel will be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yan Wei
ISBN: 9783662436837 3662436833 3662436825 9783662436820
OCLC Number: 882460689
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 160 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Concession Overview and Accountability Gap in China --
Restricted Competition in Concessions and Concessionaire Selections --
Water Pricing Regulations in the Context Of Concessions --
Concession Contracts and Legal Accountability --
Regulatory Agencies and Structures under Concessions --
Conclusions and Implications.
Responsibility: by Wei Yan.

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Taking water sector concessions as the subject of discussion, the author distinguishes between three types of accountability: traditional bureaucratic accountability, legal accountability and public  Read more...

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