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This paper explores the impact of private sector participation on industrial performance of urban water supply by using panel data for 35 major cities in China over the period 1998 to 2008. We find that the introduction of private sector participation is significantly correlated with improvement...
In the early 1990s, the People's Republic of China opened its urban water sector to nonstate capital to help meet increasing urban water demand under severe water resource constraints. By 2007, more than 30% of urban water utilities had attracted private sector participation (PSP). To understand...
In the early 1990s, the People’s Republic of China opened its urban water sector to nonstate capital to help meet increasing urban water demand under severe water resource constraints. By 2007, more than 30% of urban water utilities had attracted private sector participation (PSP). To...
This strategic paper discusses Ethiopia’s growth and transformation plan (GTP) for the periods 2010/2011 and 2014/2015. The Ethiopian government’s main development agenda has been poverty eradication. The government has designed, and is implementing, strategies, policies, and plans...
infrastructure concessions increases when multidimensional auctions are used. Rather, good governance, particularly anticorruption …
always conducive to agricultural production. The present paper inquires into the role of knowledge and governance in local … land area that is suitable for farming. On the other hand, national legislation and local governance arrangements are not … northern Tajikistan. The paper analyses how the individual knowledge of farmers relates to the common knowledge that is …
-sector modernisation is modelled as the accumulation of knowledge (or another accumulated production factor) that serves as an input in the …
This study surveys governance issues in Suriname. It looks at the Constitution, the National Assembly, the executive … society and corruption. The study concludes that deficiencies in governance have adversely affected Suriname's economic and … social development and that the quality of governance in many areas will have to improve if better development outcomes are …