Bureaucrats in business : the economics and politics of government ownership / - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1995. - xix, 346 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. - A World Bank policy research report, .

"Published for the World Bank."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-340) and index.

1. Bureaucrats Are Still in Business --
2. Success and Failure in SOE Reform --
3. Contracting: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why --
4. The Politics of SOE Reform --
5. How to Spur Reforms and Improve Outcomes. Table of contents

Despite privatization, state-owned enterprises still account for a large share of developing countries' economies. This report shows how divestiture and other reforms can improve the economy, why politics often impede reform, and how countries that reformed successfully overcame these obstacles.



0195211065 9780195211061

95033961


Government ownership--Developing countries.
Government business enterprises--Developing countries.
Industrial efficiency--Developing countries.
Socialism--Developing countries.


Developing countries--Economic conditions.

HD4420.8 / .B87 1995

338.62091724 / BUR 1995

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