Bureaucrats in business : the economics and politics of government ownership /
Contributor(s): World BankMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Series: A World Bank policy research reportPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1995Description: xix, 346 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cmISBN: 0195211065; 9780195211061Subject(s): Government ownership -- Developing countries | Government business enterprises -- Developing countries | Industrial efficiency -- Developing countries | Socialism -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 338.62091724 LOC classification: HD4420.8 | .B87 1995Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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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.