This Topic Guide is an introductory guide for economists on
privatisation in developing countries. It provides the reader with an
introduction to the economic theory and key concepts behind decisions on
the ownership and management of goods and services.
The Guide comprises the following chapters:
Introduction: evolution of the debate on privatisation
Economic theory on private and public ownership
Privatisation trends: stylized facts
Regulation and competition
Effects of privatisation: efficiency and firm performance
Privatisation process: Distributional impacts
Estrin, S.; Pelletier, A. Topic Guide. Privatisation in developing countries: What are the lessons of experience? EPS-PEAKS, UK (2015) iii + 50 pp.