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Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World
(International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2009-06)
The discussion reveals the failure of public policies as well as markets to provide satisfactory solutions to the problems of access to a safe, affordable and continuous water supply. In many countries, especially those ...
Limits to competition and regulation in privatized electricity markets
Privatization of electricity has been extensive both in the developed and the developing world. Failures in various areas have led to the emergence of a new consensus which regards competitive pressures and regulation as ...
Zambia: The commercialization of urban WSS
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
Waiting for Miracles : The Commercialization of Urban Water Services in Zambia
This 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 ...
Privatisation and Poverty Reduction
(UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo, 2005)
Privatisation for Poverty Reduction : The case of Bangladesh
(University of Hertfordshire, 2003)
The shift in the last two decades from a state-led to a market oriented development strategy in most of the developing countries under the directions of the World Bank and the IMF has had its repercussions on policy making ...
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