Privatization A Theoretical Treatment

ISBN-10: 0198283695
ISBN-13: 9780198283690
Authors: Dieter B�s, Dieter B�s
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In the United Kingdom, some of the most important public utilities such as telecommunications, gas, and electricity have recently been privatized. Following unification, Germany is privatizing an entire economy. This book examines privatization, not previously subjected to rigorous economic analysis, providing a comprehensive and thorough survey of arguments both for and against it. The author discusses both positive and welfare-economic approaches dealing with the complex transitional problems moving from public to private ownership. He also examines central issues of privatization--why efficiency increases can be expected as a result of privatization, whether full privatization coupled…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 328 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.298 lbs. Language: English