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Economic Analysis and Public Enterprises

Economic Analysis and Public Enterprises

1st Edition

Ralph Turvey
February 07, 2019

Originally published in 1971, this is a rigorous analysis of the economic aspects of the efficiency of public enterprises at the time. The author first restates and extends the relevant parts of welfare economics, and then illustrates its application to particular cases, drawing on the work of the ...

Privatisation in Developing Countries

Privatisation in Developing Countries

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

It is widely felt that the public sector in many developing countries is too large, and that privatisation would benefit both the users of individual services and the economy in general. However, enthusiasm for private enterprise solutions is not always matched by the requisite financial and ...

Privatisation in the UK

Privatisation in the UK

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

The Conservative’s privatisation programme was one of the most ambitious aspects of their attempt to redraft the political and economic map of the United Kingdom. Originally published in 1988, this book explores the processes of privatisation from a variety of standpoints. Its contributors include ...

Public Enterprise Studies in Organisational Structure

Public Enterprise Studies in Organisational Structure

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

Originally published in 1986, this volume brings together papers on the organisational structure of select public enterprises from nine countries, developed and developing. They are set in different forms, work in different sectors and have diverse experiences, often on similar issues. The papers ...

Public Enterprise and Income Distribution

Public Enterprise and Income Distribution

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

How amenable is public enterprise to the implementation of national distributional policies? This is the question explored here by Professor Ramanadham. Originally published in 1988, he examines the various channels through which distributional effects take place through their operations, and draws...

Public Enterprise and the Developing World

Public Enterprise and the Developing World

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

Originally published in 1984, this book grew out of the papers (and discussions) presented at the Seminar conducted at London Business School during March-June 1983, with a focus on the problems of public enterprise in the context of the developing world. Essentially, three facts of thought emerged...

The Economics of Public Enterprise

The Economics of Public Enterprise

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

Public enterprises have played a central part in the development of all mixed economies in the post-war period, but they are now in a crisis phase. Privatisation has pushed back the level of public enterprise almost throughout the world. Where public enterprises remain, they are being brought under...

The Nature of Public Enterprise

The Nature of Public Enterprise

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

In both the developed world and the third world public enterprise has come to assume considerable importance in the structure and development of national economies. Originally published in 1984, this book, by an acknowledged international authority on public enterprise, explores this concept in ...

British Public Utilities and National Development

British Public Utilities and National Development

1st Edition

Marshall E. Dimock
February 07, 2019

One of the most important trends in post-war Britain was the extension of the number and variety of public service undertakings. Originally published in 1933, this title indicated the empirical nature and recent importance of British public utility development at the time, being the first study, ...

Politics, Finance and the Role of Economics An Essay on the Control of Public Enterprise

Politics, Finance and the Role of Economics An Essay on the Control of Public Enterprise

1st Edition

C. D. Foster
February 07, 2019

Originally published in 1971, when nationalized industries employed about 7 per cent of the national labour force, created about 10 per cent of the gross domestic product and had annual investment programmes which were equal to those of all private manufacturing put together. Even this understates ...

Public Enterprise and Economic Development

Public Enterprise and Economic Development

1st Edition

A. H. Hanson
February 07, 2019

Originally published in 1959, the subject of this book is an aspect of economic development which, despite its importance, had rarely attracted more than incidental attention at the time. The author’s interest in public enterprise in underdeveloped countries was stimulated by a year’s residence in ...

Public Enterprise in Britain Thoughts on Recent Experiences

Public Enterprise in Britain Thoughts on Recent Experiences

1st Edition

V. V. Ramanadham
February 07, 2019

Originally published in 1959, the author has observed at first hand the workings of public enterprise in Britain. He has coupled objectivity with an acute sense of economic perception and has produced a clear and ordered study of the workings of nationalization in industry at the time. His book ...

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