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Adjusting Privatization: Case Studies from Developing Countries
     

Adjusting Privatization: Case Studies from Developing Countries

by Christopher Adam, William Cavendish, Percy S. Mistry
 
Privatization emerged in the 1980s as a component of structural adjustment policies and was viewed as a cure-all for the ills of the public sector. This book, through case studies in seven countries, shows how the structure of developing economies can even reverse the sought after benefits of privatization.

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Privatization emerged in the 1980s as a component of structural adjustment policies and was viewed as a cure-all for the ills of the public sector. This book, through case studies in seven countries, shows how the structure of developing economies can even reverse the sought after benefits of privatization.

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This superb study of privatization in the developing world is the best this reviewer has seen. - J. Prager, New York University in CHOICE The buzz word in Africa these days, as in other parts of the developing world, is privatization, put forward by aid donors as a cure-all for Africa's economic woes and as a counterpart to political liberalization. But does privatization work, and if so, how?...Required reading for policy makers. 'AFRICA ANALYSIS

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ISBN-13:
9780852551325
Publisher:
Bow Historical Books
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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