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The Financial Economics of Privatization

William Leon Megginson


This book explores the different aspects of privatization. It charts the emergence of privatization and looks at how and why countries privatize their state-owned enterprises (SOEs). It examines the impact of privatization on financial markets, and transition and nontransition economies. It analyzes the privatization experiences of five industries that have seen the largest number of state ownership sales: telecommunications, banking, oil and gas, electricity production and distribution, and commercial airlines. The key lessons of privatization based on experience and empirical research as wel ... More

Keywords: privatization, state-owned enterprises, financial markets, transition economies, nontransition economies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195150629
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2005 DOI:10.1093/0195150627.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Leon Megginson, author
University of Oklahoma
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