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  • 1997
  • After adjustment for inflation, in 2008 average tariffs in West Manila were 89 percent higher than the pre-privatization tariff of 1997, and 59 percent higher in East Manila. (wikipedia.org)
  • liberalization
  • THE TRANSFORMATION of the Eastern European economies into market economies requires comprehensive action on three fronts: macroeconomic stabilization, liberalization of economic activity, and privatization of state-owned enterprises. (brookings.edu)
  • In developing countries, where budget constraints are tight, privatization and price liberalization may be optimal for low profitability industries but suboptimal for more profitable industries. (repec.org)
  • proposal
  • The Board of Commissioners for Frederick County has it all wrong in its effort to privatize services currently provided by public-sector employees ("Frederick County struggles over privatization proposal," July 16).I have spent many days on Frederick. (baltimoresun.com)
  • government
  • Privatization has generally led to reduced costs, higher-quality services, and increased innovation in formerly moribund government industries. (cato.org)
  • Water privatization in Metro Manila began when the then President of the Philippines , Fidel Ramos , instructed the government in 1994 to solve what he called the water crisis in Manila by engaging with the private sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • BOMBAY, India -- In a setback to India's effort to unload state-owned companies, a court ordered the government to first get parliamentary approval for a highly anticipated privatization before proceeding with a sale. (wsj.com)
  • The Department of State Property Management under the Government of the Republic of Armenia is responsible for all privatization activity within Armenia and intends to use this Web Site as a major component of its information dissemination role. (factbites.com)
  • Privatization runs a very broad range, sometimes leaving very little government involvement, and other times creating partnerships between government and private service providers where government is still the dominant player. (factbites.com)
  • Most definitions of privatization , though, are more expansive, covering virtually any action that involves exposing the operations of government to the pressures of the commercial marketplace. (factbites.com)
  • Regarding the impact of privatization , clear benefits from privatization have been recorded in terms of the contribution to government financial flows and at the enterprise level where there is a definite trend for privatized enterprises to improve performance, largely as a result of new investment, which has a delayed positive effect on employment. (factbites.com)
  • Privatization (sometimes privatisation , denationalization, or, especially in India, disinvestment) is the process of transferring property from public ownership to private ownership and/or transferring the management of a service or activity from the government to the private sector . (factbites.com)
  • Privatization is a legitimate tool for sharpening the focus of government on those activities most important to the general welfare , but it is never simply efficiency that is at stake in such decisions. (factbites.com)
  • 6. Privatization in insuranceThe Narasimha Rao government (1991-96) which unleashed liberal changesin Indias rigid economic structure could not handle this political hot potato.Ironically, it is the coalition government in power today which has declaredits intention of opening up insurance to the private sector. (slideshare.net)
  • The New Jersey Privatization Task Force has delivered its final report to Gov. Chris Christie -- and he's excited about what he's reading, calling it a path to a more efficient, cost-effective government. (governing.com)
  • In March, I asked the Privatization Task Force to develop a strategy that would reduce the size, scope and cost of state government," said Christie. (governing.com)
  • Certainly state government needs to operate in a more cost-effective way, but our history with privatization is dotted with instances where we've had to go back and spend more just to clean up mistakes," New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney told the Newark Star-Ledger . (governing.com)
  • States that have had the most success in privatization created a permanent, centralized entity to manage both privatization and related policies aimed at increasing government efficiency. (governing.com)
  • It should assist government agencies in developing a "business case," for any proposed privatization. (governing.com)
  • continent
  • Up to that time, privatization throughout the continent had been slow, with few visible results and a general feeling among observers and donors that African governments' commitment to the process was generally half-hearted. (factbites.com)
  • firms
  • This paper uses new firm-level data for a cross section of countries to test this idea and provides evidence that foreign purchasers of state-owned enterprises tend to acquire firms that were already better restructured before privatization. (repec.org)
  • study
  • Privatizing services like foster care or highway toll collection can disproportionately impact low-income users, according to the study , which was published by In the Public Interest, a policy center on privatization and responsible contracting. (governing.com)
  • Henry Levin, a noted education researcher and economist, moved in April 1999 from Stanford University to Columbia University, where he will direct the new National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education. (edweek.org)
  • Privatization and Employment: A Study of the Jute Industry in Bangladesh ," American Economic Review , American Economic Association, vol. 85(1), pages 267-273, March. (repec.org)
  • Privatization And Employment: A Study Of The Jute Industry In Bangladesh ," Working papers 03, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics. (repec.org)
  • industries
  • The privatization revolution has overthrown the belief widely held in the 20th century that governments should own the most important industries in the economy. (cato.org)
  • State
  • It is noteworthy that, in accordance with Article 5.2 of the "Law of the Republic of Armenia on the Privatization of State Property ", equal investment opportunities are afforded to both foreign and Armenian physical and/or legal entities. (factbites.com)
  • Another argument for privatization is that to privatize a company which was non-profitable (or even generated severe losses) when state-owned means taking the burden of financing it off the shoulders and pockets of taxpayers , as well as freeing some national budget resources which may be subsequently used for something else. (factbites.com)
  • Last
  • One of Bondi's assistants acknowledged during oral argument last month that it was too late to carry out the privatization due to the expiration of a budget provision authorizing the plan. (wctv.tv)
  • More than 100 studies over the course of the last 20 years have demonstrated privatization/competition cost savings in service areas from airport operation to weather forecasting. (reason.org)
  • Labor
  • Privatization and labor force restructuring around the world ," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2884, The World Bank. (repec.org)
  • Privatization and Labor Force Restructuring around the World ," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 1460, Inter-American Development Bank. (repec.org)
  • Privatization and Labor Force Restructuring Around the World ," Research Department Publications 4329, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department. (repec.org)
  • policies
  • According to the Task Force report, successful privatization requires appropriate management structures and suitable policies to ensure best practices are followed. (governing.com)
  • recent
  • Recent critical legal scholarship on vulnerability and resilience can complicate and deepen our understanding of the problems generated by privatization within a globalized 21st century. (constantcontact.com)
  • Department
  • The Division of Administration and the Department of Health and Hospitals directed questions about the privatization plans to LSU. (yahoo.com)
  • On Foreign Participation and Hiring Patterns After Privatization ," Research Department Publications 4441, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department. (repec.org)