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Infrastructure and Public Utilities Privatization in Developing Countries

Emmanuelle Auriol and Pierre M. Picard.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economic Development. 8961 words.

Should governments in developing countries promote private ownership and deregulated prices in noncompetitive sectors? Or should they run publicly owned firms and regulate prices at the...

Public and Private Provision of Education in Kenya

Tessa Bold, Mwangi S. Kimenyi and Justin Sandefur.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 6756 words.

Over the past decade, Kenya's traditional model of local, community finance and management of schools has been crowded out from two directions. First, the Kenyan government has expanded its...

Rent Seeking and Rent Dissipation in State Enterprises

Steven T. Buccola and James E. McCandlish.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 0 words.

We reflect on the use of state power in state-owned enterprises. An African case study is first recounted in which a private coffee exporting firm seeks to compete against a...

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Water Nationalization and Service Quality

Fernando Borraz, Nicolás González Pampillón and Marcelo Olarreaga.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9880 words.

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. The results suggest...