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Privatization South American Style

Luigi Manzetti


This book focuses on the politics of privatization in Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. It examines both the micro- and macroeconomics of achieving privatization, the policy measures introduced, and factors affecting the implementation of privatization. The political dimensions of privatization are analyzed to explain the variations in national success in formulating and implementing privatization programs. The book argues that evidence suggests that national governments planned, but rarely implemented, divestiture policies from a technical standpoint; rather, privatization is a learning process th ... More

Keywords: privatization programs, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, developing world, rule of law, microeconomics, privatization, macroeconomics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198294665
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294665.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Luigi Manzetti, author
Southern Methodist University, Dedman College, Texas