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Categorical errors on water renationalisation

Categorical errors on water renationalisation

Lobina, Emanuele ORCID: 0000-0003-4774-0308 (2017) Categorical errors on water renationalisation. Discussion Paper. PSIRU, London. (Submitted)

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This PSIRU Brief discusses some of the categorical errors mainstream economists make in predicting the outcome of water renationalisation. It argues that these errors are due to the misrepresentation of the ethos and motivation of the public and private sectors.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Additional Information: A copy of this PSIRU Brief was submitted on 3rd June 2017 for publication in the Letters section of the Financial Times (
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nationalisation; Privatisation; Water services; UK; Ontology; Ethos; Motivation; Comparative institutional analysis; Mainstream economics; Heterodox economics; Water poverty; Redistribution; Path dependency; Pricing; Affordability; Investment finance; Financial sustainability; Social sustainability; Environmental sustainability; Remunicipalisation; Political motivation; Public participation; Shareholder dividends; Efficiency; Public enterprise; Private firm; Profit maximisation.
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW) > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
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