Item description for The Distributional Impact of Privatization in Developing Countries by Nancy Birdsall...
Throughout the 1990's, privatization of inefficient state-owned enterprises was strongly embraced in developing and transitional economies. Little attention has gone to the distributional implications of the privatization movement, a particularly surprising oversight given the current backlash in many settings against further privatization. This book offers a comprehensive set of country-specific studies on the effects of privatization on people--winners and losers in different income, employment, and education groups. The studies analyze the changes in public tax revenue from privatized enterprises, shifts in pension and other liabilities, and changes in income of different groups.
Contributors include David McKenzie (Stanford University), Dilip Mookherjee (Boston University), Gover Barja (Universidad Catlica Boliviana, La Paz), Miguel Urquiola (Columbia University), Samuel Freije (Universidad de Las Amricas in Puebla, Mexico), Luis A. Rivas (Ministry of Finance and Central Bank of Nicaragua), Mximo Torero, Enrique Schroth, and Alberto Pasco Font (Group of Analysis for Development [GRADE], Lima), Roberto Macedo (University of So Paulo, Presbyterian Mackenzie University, and Foundation Institute of Economic Research, So Paolo), Antonio Estache (World Bank), Michael Bleyzer and Edi Segura (SigmaBleyzer Corporation), Gary H. Jefferson, (Brandeis University), Su Jian (Brandeis and Peking Universities), Jiang Yuan and Yu Xinhua (National Bureau of Statistics, Beijing), and Malathy Knight-John and P.P.A. Wasantha (Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka).
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Publisher Center for Global Development
ISBN 1933286008 ISBN13 9781933286006
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More About Nancy Birdsall
Nancy Birdsall with Joint Coordinators Ruth Levine and Amina Ibrahim, led the UN Millennium Project Task Force on Education and Gender Equality. The UN Millennium Project and its Task Forces comprise more than 250 scientists, development practitioners, parliamentarians, policymakers, and representatives from civil society, UN agencies, the World Bank, the IMF, and the private sector.
Nancy Birdsall has an academic affiliation as follows - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Center for Global Developme.