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Privatization

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines privatization as a means of making developing economies more efficient and profitable. It reviews the implications for changing the role of the State, and the vacillation ... More


Debt peonage and regional export development: Pichucalco, Chilón, Palenque and Soconusco, 1876–1914

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the relationship between debt peonage and regional export development between 1876 and 1914 in four departments of Chiapas: Pichucalco, Chilón, and Palenque in the north of the ... More


The Role of Business Networks in Market Development in Sub‐Saharan Africa

Marcel Fafchamps

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the role of business networks in market development and community formation in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is shown that for firms above a minimum size, relational contracting is the ... More


How do Governments Privatize?

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:
10.1093/0199249342.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

When designing a divestiture program, governments typically pursue different – and sometimes conflicting – objectives. The main goals are the following: revenue maximization, share ownership ... More


Introduction

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes production and modernity in pre-revolutionary Mexico, focusing specifically on the relationship between labour, race, and the state in Chiapas during the Porfiriato. The ... More


Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Masahiko Aoki and Yujiro Hayami (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This book analyses the role of communities and markets in economic development. It is divided into three parts. Part I presents four chapters on historical and theoretical perspectives on the ... More


Making It Happen

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

In attempting to carry to its logical conclusion the premise that there should be sharing, through markets, of standard‐of‐living risks, this book has proposed quite a number of new markets, although ... More


‘Disguised slavery’: debt peonage in Chiapas, 1876–1914

Sarah Washbrook

in Producing Modernity in Mexico: Labour, Race, and the State in Chiapas, 1876-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264973
eISBN:
9780191754128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264973.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the institution of debt peonage in Chiapas during the Porfiriato. The first section examines Porfirian debates regarding the relationship between debt peonage, slavery, and ... More


When to enter? The timing and speed of market entry

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter starts with a discussion on how financial services firms predict market development. The role of uncertainty and ambiguity, and tools that attempt to reduce them, are presented. It then ... More


Investment: The Cost and Availability of Finance

R. C. O. Matthews, C. H. Feinstein, and J. C. Odling‐Smee

in British Economic Growth 1856-1973: The Post-War Period in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284536
eISBN:
9780191596629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284535.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A favourable trend in the supply price of finance (SPOF) schedule for domestic investment between pre‐1914 and the post‐war period can be inferred from the fact that in the post‐war period the rate ... More


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


Mobilizing the Information Society

Robin Mansell

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

This book examines the interaction between social, regulatory, and market developments underlying the growing use of new technologies such as the personal computer and the Internet. Based upon ... More


New Growth Theories: Transition and Institutional Change

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter covers the application of new growth theories that focus on institutions to China’s growth path. It describes the so-called ‘institutional innovations’ which allowed the Chinese state to ... More


Extending democracy II: developmental democracy

Kirsten Haack

in The United Nations Democracy Agenda: A Conceptual History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079818
eISBN:
9781781703212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079818.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter proposes a substantive vision of democracy called developmental democracy. It explains that the construction of this new vision of democracy is driven by an exploration of the full range ... More


Public vs. Private Ownership of Firms: Evidence from Rural China

Yingyi Qian

in How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262534246
eISBN:
9780262342728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534246.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Why are many of China’s successful rural enterprises publically owned by local communities? Using a set of provincial data, we find that the share of community public firms (Township-Village ... More


Internationalizing the Yen: 1981–2003

Shinji Takagi

in Conquering the Fear of Freedom: Japanese Exchange Rate Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198714651
eISBN:
9780191782893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714651.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 5 reviews attempts by Japanese authorities to promote international use of the yen, mainly in trade invoicing and cross-border capital transactions. Because efforts involved developing ... More


Rethinking the Relation Between Legal and Economic Development

in Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226525273
eISBN:
9780226525297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525297.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Law is not a fixed endowment in the sense of an unchanging foundation for market activity. It is hardly surprising, then, that the sustainable development of capitalist systems should depend in part ... More


Debt Management

Thordur Jonasson, Michael G. Papaioannou, and Mike Williams

in Sovereign Debt: A Guide for Economists and Practitioners

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198850823
eISBN:
9780191885693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850823.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Chapter 4 illustrated the factors that can undermine debt sustainability; this chapter builds on that by exploring the role of debt managers in reducing these risks. The chapter begins with the ... More


Air Transport in Africa: A Portrait of Capacity and Competition in Various Market Segments

Heinrich C. Bofinger

in Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Air transport in Africa is a growing sector. However, the growth does not provide a complete perspective of its health. Several important facts play a role in truly understanding where Africa’s air ... More


Tokyo: Still Below its Potential as a Global Financial Centre

Sayuri Shirai

in International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Japan has endeavoured to develop its capital Tokyo as one of the top global financial centres. Japan’s advantages are the sheer size of its economy (the third largest in terms of gross domestic ... More


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