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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...
- 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$ 18.95
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 offers his innovative analysisshaped by thirty years of evidenceto assess... 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...
- 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...
Privatization and Structural Adjustment in the Arab Countries: Papers Presented at a Seminar held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 5-7, 1988International Monetary Fund 1989; US$ 9.25
This seminar volume, edited by Said El-Naggar, examines the challenge that Arab countries with large public sectors face in placing the privatization process within the wider context of structural change. more...
- International Monetary Fund 2002; US$ 5.00
The paper examines the recent privatization experience in Ukraine in the context of the streamlining of Fund structural conditionality. A particular focus is the shift from privatization-related conditionality based on quantitative targets to conditionality aimed at strengthening privatization procedures. The paper examines how this shift was managed... more...
The Strategy of Reform in the Previously Centrally-Planned Economies of Eastern Europe: Lessons and ChallengesInternational Monetary Fund 1993; US$ 5.00
This paper analyzes some of the lessons that can be drawn from the experience of Eastern Europe in the process of transition to a market economy that is under way, and examines some key challenges currently facing policymakers in these economies. The paper studies the constraints affecting the general strategy of reform--rapid versus gradual--that... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 29.95
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 services to orchestrating networks of public, private, and nonprofit organizations to deliver... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 23.90
In October 2007, a group of distinguished thinkers from ASEAN and the United States gathered in Singapore for the ASEAN-U.S. Symposium. The objectives of the Symposium were to take stock of ASEAN's many achievements over the last three decades and to brainstorm new ideas that would elevate the ASEAN-U.S. relationship to a new peak. The Symposium... more...