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Private‐Sector Participation in Infrastructure Development

Everett J. Santos

in Footprints in the Jungle

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780195125788
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832927 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195125789.003.0003
 Private‐Sector Participation in Infrastructure Development

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Within the last decade, a new paradigm has been adopted by more and more of the developing world: the privatization of infrastructure. The impact on development, economic growth, and the environment will be vast. This chapter examines these issues and explains why the transition to private positioning of infrastructure has become necessary and how it will be implemented.

Keywords: biodiversity; environment; infrastructure; privatization

Chapter.  3050 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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