The Privatization Process A Worldwide Perspective

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-05-22
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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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.

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Tables and Figures
Introduction: The Political Economy of Privatization
Privatization for Economic Developmentp. 1
The Missing Ingredient: What poor Countries Will Need to Make Their Markets Workp. 19
Privatization, Incentives, and Economic Performancep. 25
Taxation, Enforcement Costs, and the Incentives to Privatizep. 39
Growing a Post-Communist Legal Systemp. 57
Spontaneous Privatization in Transition Economiesp. 81
Bottom-up Privatization: The Czech Experiencep. 97
The Financial and Operating Performance of Newly Privatized Firms: An International Empirical Analysisp. 115
Politics and Property Rights: China's Reform Experiencesp. 155
Between Mercantilism and Markets: An Analysis of Privatization in Mexicop. 177
The Demand and Supply of Property Rights on the Frontier: the Case of North America and Brazilp. 203
Can Privatization Succeed in a Western Democracy? Lessons from New Zealandp. 237
Indexp. 257
About the Political Economy Forum and the Authorsp. 265
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