Privatization and Alternative Public Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: Delivery on Electricity…

Hardcover | December 15, 2007

EditorKate Bayliss, Ben Fine

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A critical overview of the reforms introduced in the water and electricity sectors and their impact on development in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite reported shifts in orthodoxy, policies are still focused on the same doctrine of privatisation and marketisation. This book unravels some of the traditional arguments presented in support of these policies before setting out the findings from detailed case studies.

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A critical overview of the reforms introduced in the water and electricity sectors and their impact on development in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite reported shifts in orthodoxy, policies are still focused on the same doctrine of privatisation and marketisation. This book unravels some of the traditional arguments presented in support of ...

KATE BAYLISS works from home and formerly contributed to the Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU) at the University of Greenwich, UK. BEN FINE is Reader in Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.82 × 5.79 × 0.83 inPublished:December 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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PART 1: CRITICAL OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THE REGION * An Overview of Developments in the Region--K.Bayliss * Donors and Reform--B.Fine * Privatisation and Poverty Reduction: Some General Policy Lessons--T.McKinley * Privatisation and the Millennium Development Goals--K.Bayliss & T.Kessler * PART 2: CASE STUDIES FROM THE REGION * Namibia--K.Bayliss * Zambia--H.Dagdeviren & J.Mwenechanya * Mozambique--C.Cramer * South Africa--B.Fine & K.Bayliss