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The Financial Economics of Privatization$
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William Leon Megginson

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195150629

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0195150627.001.0001

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Privatization Industry Studies

Privatization Industry Studies

Energy and Airlines

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(p.348) 10 Privatization Industry Studies
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The Financial Economics of Privatization
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William Leon Megginson (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195150627.003.0010

This chapter examines the privatization histories and regulatory regimes adopted for oil and companies, electric utilities, and national airlines. The first section details the history of oil and gas sales by governments, and presents estimates of the value of retained government stakes and the value of national oil companies that remain wholly state-owned. The second section provides a similar treatment of electric utility privatizations, though this section also delves much more deeply into the regulatory challenges that arise naturally when governments decide to sell off operating companies in their electric service industries. The final section describes the history of airline privatizations and assesses the current and likely future prospects for further sales of state-owned airlines.

Keywords:   privatization, oil and gas companies, electric utilities, national airlines

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