Citations with the tag: PRIVATIZATION
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- Move to Privatize Big Easy Sewer Board Hits Snag on Way to Ballot.
DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer; 11/19/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31268, p47
Reports on the decision of the Louisiana State Bond Commission to delay a referendum related to the privatization of the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board. Concerns of some of the members of the Commission regarding the possible rise in the number of contracts because of privatization.
- Development II: the privatization of everything?
Watts, Michael // Progress in Human Geography; Sep1994, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p371
No abstract available.
- Bulgaria's Privatisation Boost.
Watts, Michael // Emerging Markets Monitor; 3/31/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 48, p15
Focuses on two key Bulgarian privatisations. Other macroeconomic fundamentals that underline Bulgaria's improving credentials.
- Why privatise?
De Giorgio, Emmanuelle Moor // African Business; Oct96, Issue 214, p36
Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of promoting privatization in Africa. Difficulties of selecting financial and economic advisers to facilitate privatization programs in African nations; Role of privatization programs in mitigating monopolies; Criticisms on the sale of companies to...
- The ethics of privatisation.
Versi, Anver // African Business; Mar1997, Issue 219, p7
Discusses ethical issues concerning the privatization in Africa. Obstacles that the country needs to overcome; Concerns about the transfer of African economies into foreign hands; Acceptance of the concept of private enterprise; Need to put behind old ways of African economics founded on...
- Damned if you do; damned if you don't.
Nevin, Tom // African Business; Jan1998, Issue 228, p13
Focuses on the pace of privatization program in South Africa. Negative effects of social and political pressures on program implementation; Impact made on various South African businesses; Issues about the government's control of the business enterprise in the country. INSET: Privatisations...
Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review; Mar1995, p11
No abstract available.
- 104 privatisations planned.
Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review; Dec96, p17
Reports on the plans to privatize more than 104 companies with more than $650 million in Taiwan.
- The drive to privatize Calgary.
Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 5/9/94, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p16
Examines reaction to a plan by Calgary Mayor Al Duerr to sell off Calgary's electrical, water and sewer services and retire most of the city's $1.5 billion debt with the proceeds. Privatization of Petro-Canada and Telus Corporation; Proposal from RBC Dominion Securities Inc.; The main attraction...
- Evil emperors.
Young, Cathy // American Spectator; Feb1993, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p52
Describes conditions in Russia and the privatization efforts. Sergei Potapov's portrayal of the new Russian revolution as an apocalyptic carnival; The renaming process; Murky concepts of legality and illegality; Snail-paced privatization; Scant evidence of pro-Communist backlash; Revulsion...
- Privatization in the former Soviet Union--one year later.
Wessel, Robert H. // Business Economics; Jan1993, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p31
Discusses the expansion of privatization in the former Soviet Union and barriers hindering that expansion. Challenges in training and motivating a lethargic workforce; Joint ventures with western companies; Acceptance of western methods and attitudes of doing business; Need for many old defense...
- Privatization in the United States.
Wessel, Robert H. // Business Economics; Oct95, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p45
Discusses the prospects of privatization in the United States. Justifications on the grounds of efficiency and productivity and rather than as a fad to solve business and governmental problems; Candidates for privatization; Waste, water and housing management; Public schools; Postal system.
- Speaking up.
Wessel, Robert H. // Business News New Jersey; 08/07/96, Vol. 9 Issue 16, p3
Reports that 60 percent of the people in New Jersey support privatization of government services, according to an Eagleton Poll done for the Public/Private Partnership Council of New Jersey. Percentage of persons who favor competitive contracting in which government agencies and private firms...
- The fiscal impact of privatization in Canada.
Levac, Mylene; Wooldridge, Philip // Bank of Canada Review; Summer97, p25
Discusses the growing importance of privatization in Canada and many other countries. Impact of privatization on a government's fiscal position; How privatization gained international prominence in the early 1980s; Privatization of federal Crown corporations, public services and infrastructure...
- The biggest auction in history?
Macintosh, Robert // Business Quarterly; Spring93, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p62
Focuses on the privatization of state-owned companies in former Czechoslovakia. Opportunities that Canadian businesses may derive from the process; Involvement of almost the whole adult population in the auction bidding process for Czech companies; Auctioning off of small companies to the...
- Navigating the route to privatization.
Dobni, Dawn; Dobni, Brooke // Business Quarterly; Spring96, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p46
Focuses on privatization of business enterprises. Justification of government's involvement in business; Corporate identity and direction; Marketing considerations.
- Institutional reform in Eastern Europe: Evolution or design?
Frydman, Roman; Rapaczynski, Andrzej // Brigham Young University Law Review; 1992, Vol. 1992 Issue 1, p1
Discusses the effects of privatization in Eastern Europe. Impact of privatization on individual enterprises; Eastern Europe's most significant challenge in regards to privatization; Focus on the most important Eastern European privatization schemes; Obstacles of the transition to a market...
- Irvine readies for privitization showdown.
Fine, Howard // Orange County Business Journal; 3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p4
Reports on privatization efforts by the city of Irvine, California, highlighting a concept called `managed competition.' Plans by the city to provide training for its employees; Involvement of the Irvine Chamber of Commerce; Concerns of potential public bidders.
- Privatization solves all.
Roberts, Paul Craig // CATO Journal; Winter92, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p405
Evaluates various aspects of privatization and its future in the Soviet Union. Correlation between property ownership and price liberalization; Legal approaches to privatization; Privatization as the first step to economic reform.
- Making privatization a win-win.
Steinke, Paul D. // Orange County Business Journal; 11/11/96, Vol. 19 Issue 46, p35
Opinion. Comments on privatization in the public/private sector. Definition of privatization; Political view on privatization; Information on co-sourcing; Explanation of co-sourcing.
- Privatization process of regional airports takes off.
Guadalupe-Fasardo, Evelyn // Caribbean Business; 7/27/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 29, p16
Reports on the implementation of the plan to transform the Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico into an international aviation facility. Selection of the bid submitted by Aguadilla Consortium for Transportation; Agencies responsible for the privatization of the airport;...
- After long delay, S. Africa slices into state businesses.
Matloff, Judith // Christian Science Monitor; 4/16/97, Vol. 89 Issue 98, p8
Looks at privatization in South Africa. How privatization can aid South Africa's economy; Efforts to encourage privatization by the ruling African National Congress; How South African businessmen feel about privatization; Efforts to encourage blacks to get involved in the privatization process.
- Privatization in Eastern Europe countries.
Peng, Yali // East European Quarterly; Winter92, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p471
Examines the critical and inevitable issue of privatization in the process of the Eastern Europe transformation. `Reforming the Soviet Economy: Equality Versus Efficiency,' by Ed Hewett; A solution to the dire situation in times of uncertainty; Obstacles and hurdles; General process of...
- Flying the public skies.
Bainerman, Joel // Equities; Dec94, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p40
Provides information on Israel's program to privatize government assets and state-owned companies. Yossi Nitzani as the director general of the State Companies Authority; Income of the program predicted by the American investment bank First Boston; Israel Chemicals as the most valued asset;...
Hague, Mohammed Zahiru // Economic Review (05318955); Aug96, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p47
Discusses the seminar held on August 15, 1996 in Karachi, Pakistan the focus of which was on the impact of privatization on the country. Participants; Comments made by various participants concerning the privatization of national infrastructure assets; Topics discussed in the seminar.
- Economic dangers from privatisation.
Dhakan, Ali Akbar M. // Economic Review (05318955); Oct96, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p35
Explores the economic dangers of privatisation in Pakistan. Economic ideas from Adam Smith; Roots of capitalism and socialism; Meaning od privatization; Establishment of a Privatisation Commission in Pakistan; Benefits and disadvantages of privatization; Effects of privatizations in Europe and...
- Privatization of South Korea's public enterprises.
Kim, Chul; Kim, Mahn-Kee // Journal of Developing Areas; Jan94, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p157
Assesses South Korea's privatization efforts. Rationales for privatization; Origins of public enterprises; Deregulation.
- Privatize services and save?
CF // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 4/25/94, Vol. 41 Issue 17, p6
Discusses the issue of privatization of utilities and public services in Long Island, New York. Desperation of residents over high rates; Clamor for downsizing of local government; Cost-effectivity of privatization at the university level.
CF // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 9/6/96, Vol. 40 Issue 36, p18
Reports on the Algerian government's offering of 134 companies and production units to the private sector. Number of industrial units being offered; Details of the contracts up for sale; Previous type of companies that were privatized in the country.
- Arab privatisers gather.
CF // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 12/06/96, Vol. 40 Issue 49, p12
Reports on the speakers at the Privatization in the Arab World conference in London, England, on December 9, 1996.
CF // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 12/13/96, Vol. 40 Issue 50, p24
Confirms that the Oman government is considering the privatisation of the General Telecommunications Organization.
CF // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 12/13/96, Vol. 40 Issue 50, p30
Reports that the Tunisian Economic Development Ministry has raised its target for the privatisation of 63 companies. Plans to offer shares of selected firms; Schedule for the sale.
CF // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 02/28/97, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p22
Reports that the Algerian government will introduce changes to stimulate privatization. Inclusion of companies controlled by local authorities or prefectures; Commitment to speed up bureaucratic procedures; Sale of shares on the stock market using financial instruments aimed at retail investors.
Savas, E.S. // National Forum; Spring90, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p9
Discusses privatization as a strategy for structural reform. Pressures for privatization; Forms; Government's role of steering the industry; Benefits of privatization by government sale of a business or withdrawal from a business.
Swain, Frank S. // National Forum; Spring90, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p34
Discusses privatization in the United States. Contributions of entrepreneurs to American economy; Factors behind the growth of business in all sectors; Police of the federal government favoring privatization of commercial services; Federal civilian agencies' record of utilizing smaller...
Miller III, James C. // National Forum; Spring90, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p36
Focuses on privatization, a part of the worldwide trend away from command-and-control strategies for the production and distribution of goods and toward greater reliance on private incentives to bring about efficiencies in the satisfaction of human wants. Privatization in theory, in the United...
- ... meanwhile, at the airport.
Stuart, Stephen // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/24/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p25
Focuses on the privatization of the Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, Louisiana. Negotiations between American Airports Corp. and TBI Airport Management Inc.; Delay on contract signing of the levee board; Deadline given to the board by the Federal Aviation Administration.
- Will labor take on the utilities?
Fleming, Stewart // New Statesman; 3/7/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4324, p24
Examines the wave of privatization of some government sectors in Great Britain. Effect of mishandled privatizations; Shift in the intellectual climate about regulation; Privatization of utilities on terms of favorable to shareholders; Fears that a formal shift to profit controls in the...
- The land question in Milton Keynes.
Fleming, Stewart // New Statesman & Society; 11/1/91, Vol. 4 Issue 175, p6
Editorial. Observes the creeping privatization of public space in England. Case study of Milton Keynes, a town with a shopping complex newly owned by Postel, the pension fund for trade unions NCU and UCW; How it is closing the center after the shops close; Negative impact on residents.
- Gains without frontiers.
Martin, Brendan // New Statesman & Society; 12/9/94, Vol. 7 Issue 332, p22
Discusses the impact of the worldwide trend of privatization. Concentration of power and wealth with the already rich and powerful; Support from the World Bank; Elusiveness of economic gains; Alternative to statism and market fundamentalism. INSET: Privatisation: Everybody's doing it..
- The Determinants of Privatization in Latin America.
Biglaiser, Glen; Brown, David S. // Political Research Quarterly; Mar2003, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p77
Previous work on political institutions and economic reform provide a number of testable hypotheses that have yet to be fully examined in a multivariate framework. The strength of the presidency, divided government, political polarization, fragmented legislatures, ideology, and democracy itself...
- What impact has privatization had on pay and employment?
Pendleton, Andrew // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Summer97, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p554
Focuses on the objectives and features of privatization in the United Kingdom, with reference to its impact on earnings and employment. Objectives of labor management and industrial relations; Indepth look at the capacity of privatization in relation to the reduction of political influences on...
- Contract out with America.
Doherty, Brian // Reason; Jun95, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the privatization of government agencies in the United States. Spending caps for agencies; Definition of privatization; Privatization of air traffic control; Elimination of agencies.
- Private life.
Lyman, Eric J. // Reason; Feb96, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p48
Focuses on privatization and how it aided Peru. Background efforts on privatization by COPRI; Planned sale of private companies; Why elimination of terrorists was necessary; Details on privatization process.
- The perils of success.
Henderson, Rick // Reason; Aug/Sep96, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p15
Reports on the privation scheme of New Zealand. Sweeping reforms implemented by the Labor Party in 1984; Profitability of the New Zealand Rail.
- What should one do with a voucher?
Tapilina, V.S.; Bogomolova, T. Iu. // Russian Social Science Review; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p48
Presents a sociological study of the formation of market structures and relations in Novosibirsk, Russia. Influence of compensation differences on the strategic and tactical behavior of voucher owners; Lack of awareness on the nominal values of voucher checks; Attitudes toward the...
- Privatization advances in Mexico.
Tapilina, V.S.; Bogomolova, T. Iu. // Railway Age; Mar96, Vol. 197 Issue 3, p27
Focuses on the privatization progress in Mexico. Information on a data room which is being established by the Secretariat for Communications; Views of Aaron Dychter, undersecretary of transportation.
- Privatization activities in state governments.
Chi, Keon; Jasper, Cindy // Spectrum: Journal of State Government; Summer98, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p8
Reports on issues relating to privatization in state government the United States. Reference to the findings of Council on State Government (CSG) survey; Areas which privatization is occurring; Information on privatization activities in state agencies: Major issues in privatization. INSET:...
- Privatisation in South Africa.
Johnson, Walton R. // TransAfrica Forum; Summer90, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p45
Focuses on privatization efforts in South Africa. Arguments for and against privatization; Major and strategic public companies to be privatized; Beneficiaries; Economic and political implications of privatization.
- Officials say current policy--not privatization--key to Westchester County Center's financial...
Phillippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal; 4/29/96, Vol. 35 Issue 18, p4
Reports on the position of county officials on the plans to privatize the Westchester County Center in New York. Proposal to analyze the center's profitability; Memorable events held at the center.