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- International Monetary Fund 2000; US$ 10.00
Privatization has been a key element of structural reform in many developing and transition economies during the last decade. This paper examines the fiscal and macroeconomic issues involved in the privatization of nonfinancial public enterprises in these economies. It considers issues such as the factors determining the proceeds from privatization... more...
- International Monetary Fund 1998; US$ 3.75
This paper examines the role that privatization can play within a wider strategy designed to overcome the problems associated with public enterprises. It briefly reviews the arguments used to support public production and nationalization, discusses the performance of public enterprises, and identifies the problems to which privatization can be seen... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2010; US$ 15.95
This accessible, engaging text examines the impact of the trends that have shaped Michigan?s economy, and offers innovative solutions to the current economic crisis. Charles Ballard?s illuminating book explores the structure of Michigan?s economy, including its roots in agriculture, the rise and fall of the automotive industry, and the long-term... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
This book introduces business-government relations in the institutional context of the United States from a practitioner?s perspective. It provides the historical, descriptive, and comparative accounts of the public and private sectors, the different roles government plays with business, including several conceptual models to understand the social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
Governance Networks in the Public Sector presents a comprehensive study of governance networks and the management of complexities in network settings. Public, private and non-profit organizations are increasingly faced with complex, wicked problems when making decisions, developing policies or delivering services in the public sector. These activities... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 18.99
A Brookings Institution Press and American Enterprise Institute publication When should government intervene in market activity and when is it best to let market forces take their natural course? How does the existing empirical evidence about government performance guide our answers to these questions? In this clear, concise book, Clifford Winston... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 29.99
A Brookings Institution Press and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation publication The era of strict top-down, stovepiped public management in America is over. The traditional dichotomy between public ownership and privatization is an outdated notion. Public executives have shifted their focus from managing workers and directly providing... more...
- SelectBooks, Inc. 2012; US$ 9.99
Cynics suggest that American manufacturing has reached the end of its road and is the price we pay for "globalization." Alan Uke sees it differently. In Buying America Back he outlines solutions to put control back in the hands of American consumers by helping them to make wise buying choices that help our economy and help to create jobs. Mr.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
Despite its impressive export-growth performance and sizeable inflows of FDI during the 1990s, Mexico has been unable to alleviate the social and regional disparities that exist within the country. The differences in enabling assets are pertinent to the varied paces of development across Mexico?s regions and highlight the existing divide between several... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Today, all OECD member countries recognise new information and communication technologies (ICTs) to be powerful tools for enhancing citizen engagement in public policy-making. The unprecedented degree of interactivity offered by new ICTs has the potential to expand the scope, breadth and depth of government consultations with citizens and other key... more...