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dc.contributor.authorDagdeviren, Hulya
dc.date.accessioned2008-05-06T11:57:49Z
dc.date.available2008-05-06T11:57:49Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationDagdeviren , H 2008 , ' Waiting for Miracles : The Commercialization of Urban Water Services in Zambia ' , Development and Change , vol. 39 , no. 1 , pp. 101-121 . https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2008.00470.x
dc.identifier.issn0012-155X
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 78966
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dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/1982
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 42549095126
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/1982
dc.description.abstractThis article focuses on the commercialization of urban water services in Zambia. It aims to demonstrate the tension between cost recovery and service extension when water sector reforms combine investment cuts with price increases. It is argued that in low-income economies where infrastructure limitations are serious and poverty is widespread, heavy reliance on ‘tariff rationalization’ with low levels of investment can lead to reduced access to water and render water charges unaffordable. Reforms to public services can prove futile in the absence of upfront resources for investment in the restoration and extension of the existing infrastructure. In many ways, Zambia typifies other low-income economies; this study thus offers useful lessons for themen
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofDevelopment and Change
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dc.titleWaiting for Miracles : The Commercialization of Urban Water Services in Zambiaen
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Accounting, Finance and Economics
dc.contributor.institutionSocial Sciences, Arts & Humanities Research Institute
dc.contributor.institutionHertfordshire Business School
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Research on Management, Economy and Society
dc.contributor.institutionGlobal Economy and Business Research Unit
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
dc.relation.schoolHertfordshire Business School
dcterms.dateAccepted2008
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