Privatisation and corporate performance

edited by David Parker

This work collates 26 previously published papers on the impact of privatization on corporate performance. Divided into four main sections, the book features material on the theory of privatization; empirical studies on state and private ownership; empirical studies on privatization; oustanding issues of privatization and corporate performance; and pointers to further research.

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  • Part 1 The theory of privatization: from private preference to public philosophy - the development of public choice, James M. Buchanan
  • privatization, information and incentives, David E. Sappington and Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • economic rationales for the scope of privatization, Carl Shapiro and Robert D. Willig
  • economic perspectives on privatization, John Vickers and George Yarrow
  • privatization and incentives, Jean-Jacques Laffont and Jean Tirole
  • productive efficiency in public and private firms, Giovanni De Fraja
  • nationalization vs. regulation of monopolies -the effects of ownership on efficiency, Ellen M. Pint
  • a comment on Bradburn - "privatization of natural monopolies", Johan Willner
  • a theory of privatization, Maxim Boycko et al. Part 2 Empirical studies of state and private ownership: comparing the efficiency of private and public production - the evidence from five countries, Thomas E. Borcherding
  • the comparative performance of public and private ownership, Robert Millward
  • the price of government ownership - a study of the Domtar takeover, Anthony Boardman et al
  • ownership and performance in competitive environments - a comparison of the performance of private, mixed and state-owned enterprises, Anthony E. Boardman and Aiden R. Vining
  • regulatory reform and productivity growth in the UK's public utilities, Matthew Bishop and David Thompson
  • privatization, liberalization, wages and employment - theory and evidence for the UK, Jonathan Haskel and Stefan Szymanski. Part 3 Empirical studies of privatization: divestiture - questions and answers, and synthesis of cases, Ahmed Galal et al
  • the financial and operating performance of newly privatized firms - an international empirical analysis, William L. Megginson et al
  • the impact of UK privatization on labour and total factor productivity, David Parker and Stephen Martin
  • privatization and employment - a study of the jute industry in Bangladesh, V. Bhaskar and Mushtaq Khan
  • a case of the curate's egg - the political economy of privatization in Guyana, Carl Greenidge
  • the financial and operating performance of newly privatized firms -evidence from developing countries, Narjess Boubakri and Jean-Claude Cossett
  • privatization in Italy - an analysis of factor productivity and technical efficiency, Giovanni Fraquelli and Fabrizio Erbetta. Part 4 Privatization and corporate performance -some outstanding issues: privatization - a policy in search of a rationale, J.A. Kay and D.J. Thompson
  • a strategy for industrial development as a basis for regulation, Keith Cowling and Roger Sugden
  • theoretical perspectives on privatization - some outstanding issues, Dieter Bow
  • time to rethink privatization in transition economies?, John Nellis.

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書名 Privatisation and corporate performance
著作者等 Parker, David
シリーズ名 An Elgar reference collection
The international library of critical writings in economics
出版元 E. Elgar
刊行年月 c2000
ページ数 xxviii, 649 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 1840644672
NCID BA50756217
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス