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Privatization, investment and efficiency in the telecommunications industry

Privatization, investment and efficiency in the telecommunications industry

theory and empirical evedence from MENA Countries

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Published by Economic Research Forum in Dokki, Cairo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnastassios Gentzoglanis.
SeriesWorking paper -- 0230
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2009/5299 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23656470M
LC Control Number2009321720

competitiveness in the telecommunications industry. 2. The Privatization Debate: A Brief Survey The privatization wave in the eighties redefined the state’s participation in the economy. Authors such as Megginson () argued that ‘privatization has not ended state involvement in the economy, but rather transformed it’. Hence, gains. 46 the book would not be taken seriously.4 The focus of the manifesto was on controlling money supply, reducing public expenditure and cutting tax. Yet, while it did not outline a programme of widespread privatisation, the manifesto did promise “to sell back to private ownership the recently nationalized aerospace and shipbuilding concerns, giving their employees the opportunity to purchase.

Privatisation – Is it Good or Bad for Economic Efficiency? Supporters of privatisation believe that the private sector and the discipline of free market forces are a better incentive for businesses to be run efficiently and thereby achieve improvements in economic welfare.; Privatisation was also seen as a way of reducing trade union power, widening share ownership and increasing investment. The telecommunication sector around the world has been undergoing dramatic reforms since the s. Developing countries have been privatizing state-owned firms and slowly introducing competition into the telecom sector. We have a good theoretical understanding of the effects of telecom privatization and some empirical work is beginning to emerge, as well.

penetration of telecom industry. 2. To determine the impact of deregulation on private sector investment in telecommunication industry. 3. To examine the impact of deregulation and privatisation policies on number of players and participants in the telecommunication industry. 4. Privatization is an instrument in a wider collection of tools for attracting investment and improving the structure and performance (level of output and efficiency) of economic sectors. Economies that seek to stimulate investment and growth simultaneously face significant challenges.


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Privatization, Investment and Efficiency in the Telecommunications Industry: Theory and Empirical Evidence from MENA Countries Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure Author: Anastassios Gentzoglanis.

Inadequate levels of investment in the telecommunications industry in MENA countries resulted in a network unable to meet demand, with poor service quality, limited choice of services, low productivity and an inappropriate tariff structure.

Inadequate levels of investment in the telecommunications industry in MENA countries resulted in a network unable to meet demand, with poor service quality, limited choice of services, low productivity and an inappropriate tariff structure.

There is a strong need to speed up the privatization and liberalization of telecommunications in Arab countries to attract investments in. “ Investment and efficiency in the telecommunications industry book privatization of telecoms industry has led to foreign direct investment for Nigeria.

H e explained that if one is to consider the ownership of these GSM service providers, you will. government role in public services increases competitiveness and efficiency, generating productivity gains in addition to promoting investment and GDP growth.

The privatization of telecommunications is believed to be the most attractive public venue for private investors as well as give a big boost to the Beirut stock exchange.

telecommunications sector around the ization contributed substantially to labor shedding, output growth, network expansion, and improvements in labor productivity as well as total factor productivity. But how countries privatized is important. Share issue privatization facilitated the development of the mobile market Size: KB.

Key Words: Privatization, Efficiency, Productivity, Investment *Corresponding author and Presenter: E-mail: [email protected] Phone: +90Fax: +90 Acknowledgment: We would like to thank Kevin Hasker, Simon Johnson, Sudipta Sarangi, Christopher Udry and the participants at the AEA session on privatization,File Size: KB.

Privatization, a method of reallocating assets and functions from the public sector to the private sector, appears to be a factor that could play a serious role in the quest for growth. In recent history, privatization has been adopted by many different political systems and has spread to.

Keywords: Privatization, Telecommunication, Socio-economic Development I. INTRODUCTION Since the 80s, the telecommunications sector has been mostly formed by a collection of market reforms that are applied worldwide.

These reforms have enclosed the easement of the telecommunications sector, above all, the gap to. The worldwide movement toward privatization and competition in the telecommunications sector in the s provides an economic experiment and an industry context for studying the effects of privatization and com-petition in general.

Given the sector’s economic, political, and technologicalFile Size: KB. Thus, this study empirically measured the efficiency change after the partial privatization of the telecommunications industry in Taiwan. The rest of this paper is organized as follows. Section 2 describes the telecommunications market in Taiwan, while Cited by: 1.

to attract private capital investment (often to either supplement public resources or release them for other public needs).

to increase efficiency and use available resources more effectively; and. to reform sectors through a reallocation of roles, incentives, and accountability. Each of these is discussed below. Mobilization of Private Capital.

Essay on Privatization: Meaning, Reasons and Effects. Essay on the Meaning of Privatisation: Privatisation has become an integral part of pro-competition programme and has now become a familiar feature of new consensus economic policy. It is defined as the transfer of state owned resources to private.

Types of Private Investment in Electricity, by Region, – Top 20 Recipients of Private Investment in Electricity, –99 Post-Privatization Labor Productivity in Electricity Distribution in Argentina, Chile, and the United Kingdom Energy Losses among Argentina’s Distribution Companies,File Size: 3MB.

Privatization, Investment and Ownership Efficiency Persson. Privatization, Investment and Ownership E fficiency pre-privatization behavior in the government-owned firm: the government will have an incentive to increase the profitability pre-privatization, since the possibility of protecting.

Privatization and the sources of performance improvement in the global telecommunications industry. we can study how ownership and regulatory changes impact the output, profitability, efficiency, investment, employment and leverage levels of privatized by:   Key Takeaways.

Privatization describes the process by which a piece of property or business goes from being owned by the government to being privately owned. It generally helps governments save Author: Marshall Hargrave. This study examined the impact of privatization on efficiency in telecommunication industry, the case being TTCL.

Specifically, the study aimed at examining the extent to which technological change, quality of staffing and restructuring leads to TTCL efficiency. This study used both quantitative and qualitative techniques.

The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) tool was used in. Analyzing the Impacts of Privatization, Liberalization and Regulations on the Telecommunication Sector: An Emprical Study for OECD Countries Fazıl Gökgöz. and Ahmet Zafer Gülşen.

Abstract. Telecommunication industry has gained a great deal of importance both for developed and developing countries in the global Size: KB. Privatizing Monopolies in the Telecom Sector - Lessons from the Employee Job Satisfaction Perspective criticized on the ground that it is based on one industry, with relatively old data.

The authors also note that He finds support for the superior efficiency of private and mixed sector firms over SOEs. La Porta and Lopez-de-Silanes( File Size: KB. This thematic evaluation clarifies the impact that privatization in Sri Lanka had on the level of customer services, business efficiency, and financial conditions of the executing agency, Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), and examines the role that the ODA loan played in the privatization of the telecom.

There is a large body of literature about the economic effects of privatization. However, since it was mainly written in the s, there was typically limited emphasis on issues which have come to the fore more recently, as well as more recent developments in the evidence about privatization itself, much of it from developing by: 7.Description: Privatization is considered to bring more efficiency and objectivity to the company, something that a government company is not concerned about.

India went for privatization in the historic reforms budget ofalso known as 'New Economic Policy or LPG policy'.