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Privatization in Africa

by Oliver Campbell White

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Privatization -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementOliver Campbell White, Anita Bhatia.
    SeriesDirections in development, Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
    ContributionsBhatia, Anita, 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22370957M
    ISBN 100821339788

    ‘Privatisation’ is so ideologically loaded a word in South Africa that mere mention is enough to provoke protest, so we use euphemisms like ‘restructuring’. And yet, we are surrounded by. The resulting desk research on South Africa's experience of privatisation is the basis for this book. It is the project team's hope that this study brings to the fore a political and strategic.

    Economic and Social Impact of Privatisation of State-owned Enterprises in Africa, The Obadan, Mike I. Published by African Books Collective Obadan, Mike by: 2. Government Privatization: History Examples, and Issues PAGE Executive Summary i I. Privatization 1 II. Forms of Privatization 1 III. Privatization around the World 3 IV. Reasons for Privatization 4 V. Valuation of Assets 7 VI. Privatization Examples 9 VII. Issues Associated with Privatization 19 VIII. Conclusion 21 TABLES:File Size: KB.

    IMPACT OF PRIVATIZATION IN AFRICA: UGANDA WATER One of Eight Papers from a Project Entitled: Assessing the Impact of Privatization in Africa Funded by the Norwegian Trust Fund and co-funded by Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility Managed by the Investment Climate Department and Africa Private Sector andFile Size: KB. The book then presents case studies of important water privatization initiatives in the region, drawing out crucial themes common to water privatization debates around the world including corruption, gender equity and donor conditionalities. This is book is powerful and necessary reading in 4/5(2).


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The case for privatization, whether defined in a broad or narrow sense, has been forcefully made by its advocates against the backdrop of the much advertised poor performances of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and theoretical arguments relating to the efficiency of private firms over public enterprises.

Privatization strategies in Africa: Russ Hall, Montclair State, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, May 4, (CERAF) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Privatization strategies in Africa: Russ Hall, Montclair State, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, May 4, (CERAF)Format: Paperback. Privatization: Successes and Failures evaluates the practices and results of privatization in Eastern Privatization in Africa book, Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

Featuring the world's leading economists and experts. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: Privatization in Africa book ; 23 cm. Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.).

In this Book. The case for privatization, whether defined in a broad or narrow sense, has been forcefully made by its advocates against the backdrop of the much advertised poor performances of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and theoretical arguments relating to the. Politics of Solidarity explores the transformation of public services in post-apartheid South Africa and the effects of privatization in three cities: Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, and Cape Town.

Drawing on extensive qualitative fieldwork, Carmen Ludwig sheds light on local conflicts on the provision of public services and on trade union strategies that cope with rising public-private partnerships. of privatization transactions in Africa, a set of ten country case studies, and an analysis of the role and extent of World Bank and donor as- sistance in support of privatization.

Privatization in Africa (English) Abstract. Although reduction of fiscal deficits is commonly cited as the main objective for the adoption of privatization in Africa, the choices of enterprises for privatization suggests that the primary motivations for privatization have been the need for the Cited by: Privatisation is usually thought of myopically as the sale by the state of assets.

The standard privatisation literature tends to reinforce this view. The privatisation discourse in South Africa, as in most African countries, tends to be confined to the sale of large state undertakings and how much the government can get into its coffers.

Privatization, a method of reallocating assets and functions from the public sector to the private sector, appears to be a factor that could play a serious role in the quest for growth. In recent history, privatization has been adopted by many different political systems and has spread to.

The Age of Commodity book. Water Privatization in Southern Africa. The Age of Commodity. DOI link for The Age of Commodity. The Age of Commodity book. Water Privatization in Southern Africa. By David McDonald, Greg Ruiters. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 25 June Author: David McDonald, Greg Ruiters.

Privatization in Africa. In a way, the story of privatization in Africa reflects some of the problems which have beset many other development processes: lack of political commitment, poor design, insufficient resources, weak management, and corruption.

Privatization: Successes and Failures evaluates the practices and results of privatization in Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

Featuring the world's leading economists and experts on privatization, this volume offers a broad and balanced analysis of specific privatization projects and uncovers some surprising trends.

--Privatisation in Ghana / William Adda (19 p.). --Privatisation in Africa / Myrna Alexander (30 p.). --Privatisation in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Uganda / Roger Sullivan (6 p.).

--Privatisation in Peru / Felipe de Zevallos M Ortiz (20 p.). --Privatisation in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago / G.E Mills (27 p.). Responsibility: edited by V.V. Ramanadham. The source indicates that between andthe total proceeds from privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa amounted to US$bn, with the manufacturing and services sector accounting for 36% of.

Education, Privatisation and Social Justice: case studies from Africa, South Asia and South East Asia Edited by paperback pages, £ ISBN Not in any series Home Browse all booksCited by: Iscor - Now known as ArcelorMittal South Africa, the company was privatised in Telkom - Gradually privatised starting with the IPO in The government currently holds 39%, and is planning on selling its entire stake.

Privatisation trends over the last five years 11 Privatisation patterns in Africa: a few countries only 14 Privatisation in South Asia: a slow opening 15File Size: KB. Privatization: Successes and Failures evaluates the practices and results of privatization in Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

Featuring the world's leading economists and experts on privatization, this volume offers a broad and balanced analysis of specific privatization projects and uncovers some surprising trends. In the rapid world-wide spread of privatization, progress in the Middle East and North Africa region has been markedly slow.

This volume argues that a high level of overstaffing in public enterprises and the inability of economies to create jobs fast enough is mainly responsible for by: 8.

The debate over privatization in Africa versus redistribution of economic resources in an equitable manner is summarized in this comprehensive overview of the range, complexity and significance of the legal, economic and practical questions involved.

Most countries in Africa welcome Price: $  The revenues from privatization have been more limited in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, with total proceeds below $50 billion for each (see figure 1).

2 However, proceeds are on par with or above Europe once they are expressed as a percentage of GDP. Figure 1.

Open in Cited by: 7.Only a minority of SOEs in SSA were subject to privatization over the period toand very little privatization has taken place outside of South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, and Cote d Author: John Nellis.