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The Challenges of Privatization: An International Analysis

Bernardo Bortolotti and Domenico Siniscalco

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199249343
eISBN:
9780191600845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249342.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides a systematic account of the privatization process at the global scale, presenting an overarching description of the phenomenon, and panel data empirical analyses testing some of ... More


Invasion Fears: May 1940–June 1941

Eunan O'Halpin

in Spying on Ireland: British Intelligence and Irish Neutrality during the Second World War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199253296
eISBN:
9780191719202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253296.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of British policy towards Ireland in the period between the invasion of France in May 1940 and the German attack on the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941. It then ... More


The Determinants of Privatization

BERNARDO BORTOLOTTI DOMENICO SINISCALCO

in The Challenges of Privatization: An International Analysis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199249343
eISBN:
9780191600845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249342.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter studies the economic, political, and institutional determinants of privatization. The analysis begins with a discussion of the link between privatization and economic development, then ... More


Why Do Countries Privatize?

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by framing the theoretical debate about the legitimacy and efficiency of state ownership of business enterprises, and then examines the empirical evidence for and against state ... More


How Do Countries Privatize?

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the practical aspects of privatizing state-owned enterprises (SOEs). It identifies the key issues that governments must confront in determining which SOEs to divest, and then ... More


Information and Subversion

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins by discussing the creation of a clandestine opposition against Germany, combining violence and veiled agitation, which could be sustained by British resources. It then notes that ... More


‘A Rift Must Appear’

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Egil Larsen committed the first important act of sabotage in Denmark. Previously skeptical informants admitted that the RAF raid was approved by most Danes. The legal press showed why Denmark was ... More


Mihailović Reconsidered

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0030
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Anthony Eden and Orme Sargent had doubts if the British policy made sense. They were willing to reconsider Mihailović, but neither wanted to abandon non-communist resistance. In Cairo, Vellacott ... More


Tito’s Breakthrough

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0031
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The SOE feared that their failure to respond to the Chetnik plea for a few weapons, plus the unwillingness of Radio London to hold a steady pattern of friendly recognition, carried the risk that DM ... More


The History of China's Enterprise Reform and Emerging Corporate Governance Issues

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The policy priorities of the government went through a gradual shift. Initially, the government left out ownership restructuring from the SOE reform strategies. In the mid-1990s, however, the ... More


Security, Subversion, Spies and Sabotage

John Gilmour

in Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One of the benefits for the Allies of Swedish neutrality and independence was the ability of agents based in Sweden to gather intelligence from, and support resistance in, occupied Europe while all ... More


The Rise and Fall of Brownfield Concessions

James Leigland

in Public-Private Partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Evidence-Based Critique

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198861829
eISBN:
9780191894701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861829.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter explains the fate of brownfield concessions. In the early 1990s, these public-private partnerships (PPPs) served briefly as the flagship of the global PPP movement, and were highly ... More


China: Green Industry Growth in a Brown Economy

Crystal Chang and Huan Gao

in Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In this chapter, we explain the paradox of China’s green industry growth in an otherwise “brown” economy. We argue that the promotion of green industries should be viewed not as a commitment to an ... More


Fixating on Political Order

Jennifer Pan

in Welfare for Autocrats: How Social Assistance in China Cares for its Rulers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190087425
eISBN:
9780190087463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087425.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides background on the origins and evolution of Dibao, as well as basic information on the Dibao program and Dibao in the context of China’s other social welfare policies. The ... More


The Cruise of U-188: Special Intelligence and the “Liquidation” of Group Monsoon, 1943–1944

David Kohnen

in Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781949668001
eISBN:
9781949668018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter by David Kohnen examines the Allied response to the initial German submarine operations in the Indian Ocean during the Second World War. Roughly forty German submarines sailed for East ... More


Wartime apprenticeship: Labour and intelligence during the Second World War

Daniel W. B. Lomas

in Intelligence, Security and the Attlee Governments, 1945-51: An Uneasy Relationship?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099144
eISBN:
9781526120922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099144.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter One examines Labour involvement in the wartime Coalition government and Ministerial access to and use of intelligence. It argues that the Second World War provided an important opportunity ... More


Irish science policy: a case study in evidence-based policy design for small open economies

Eoin Cullina, Jason Harold, and John McHale

in Policy Analysis in Ireland

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447350897
eISBN:
9781447353256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350897.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines national science policy as a case-study in evidence-based policy design. Its reviews the strategy and science of Irish science policy in light of the challenges for such ... More


North of Melitene: Ciaca and Keban: (Maps 11, 12, 16, and Figs. A1, A2)

Timothy Bruce Mitford

in Discovering Rome's Eastern Frontier: On Foot Through a Vanished World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192843425
eISBN:
9780191926051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843425.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology, Archaeology of the Near East

Description of the northern Malatya plain. The bridge over the Melas, and road beside the Euphrates. Probable sites of Ciaca and Sartona, important in resupply by raft. The Roman road in the ... More


Institutional Logics in Innovation

Marina Yue Zhang, Mark Dodgson, and David M. Gann

in Demystifying China's Innovation Machine: Chaotic Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198861171
eISBN:
9780191893124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861171.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyses the different institutional logics surrounding China’s innovation machine, including the ‘visible hand’ of the state and ‘invisible hand’ of the market. The idea of innovation ... More


From the Ministry to a Corporation

Xu Yi-chong

in Sinews of Power: Politics of the State Grid Corporation of China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190279523
eISBN:
9780190279554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279523.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the transformation of the electricity sector in China over the past two decades. The changes in the organisational structure in China from the Ministry of Electric Power to SGCC ... More


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