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Bureaucrats in business : the economics and politics of government ownership /

Contributor(s): World Bank.
Material type: TextTextSeries: A World Bank policy research report. Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1995Description: xix, 346 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0195211065; 9780195211061.Subject(s): Government ownership -- Developing countries | Government business enterprises -- Developing countries | Industrial efficiency -- Developing countries | Socialism -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 338.62091724 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents 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.
Summary: 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.
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338.542 DOI 2006 Doing business 2007 : 338.542015118 AGV2005 Volatility and growth / 338.5442 MAF 2013 Forecasting : 338.62091724 BUR 1995 Bureaucrats in business : 338.70941 GEI 1992 Industrial organisation : 338.76102504 VIG 2005 The Google story / 338.82 BAM 1996 Monopoly capital :

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

Table of contents 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.

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.

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