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9780847681860

The Privatization Process A Worldwide Perspective

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  • ISBN13:

    9780847681860

  • ISBN10:

    0847681866

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-06-04
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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Summary

This volume examines the promises and pitfalls of national and global privatization, providing a variety of perspectives on how privatization can best be achieved. Supported by a wealth of empirical evidence, the contributors assess the institutional changes and economic impact of this worldwide phenomenon.

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction The Political Economy of Privatization xi
Terry L. Anderson
Peter J. Hill
Privatization for Economic Development
1(18)
Robert W. Poole, Jr.
The Missing Ingredient: What Poor Countries Will Need to Make Their Markets Work
19(6)
Hernando de Soto
Privatization, Incentives, and Economic Performance
25(14)
Douglass C. North
Taxation, Enforcement Costs, and the Incentives to Privatize
39(18)
Daniel K. Benjamin
Terry L. Anderson
Growing a Post-Communist Legal System
57(24)
Paul H. Rubin
Spontaneous Privatization in Transition Economies
81(16)
Peter J. Hill
Marge Karner
Bottom-up Privatization: The Czech Experience
97(18)
Thomas W. Hazlett
The Financial and Operating Performance of Newly Privatized Firms: An International Empirical Analysis
115(40)
William L. Megginson
Robert C. Nash
Matthias van Randenborgh
Politics and Property Rights: China's Reform Experiences
155(22)
Barbara N. Sands
Between Mercantilism and Markets: An Analysis of Privatization in Mexico
177(26)
Roberto Salinas-Leon
The Demand and Supply of Property Rights on the Frontier: The Case of North America and Brazil
203(34)
Lee J. Alston
Gary D. Libecap
Robert Schneider
Can Privatization Succeed in a Western Democracy? Lessons from New Zealand
237(20)
Rodney Hide
Owen McShane
Index 257(8)
About the Political Economy Forum and the Authors 265

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