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Trends in water privatisation

Trends in water privatisation

Hall, David, Lobina, Emanuele ORCID: 0000-0003-4774-0308 and Corral, Violeta (2011) Trends in water privatisation. [Working Paper]

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Abstract

This paper sets out a global overview of trends in the public and private presence in the water sector.

• the first section presents a general overview of the public-private mix;
• the second section discusses the withdrawal of the major water multinationals, and the ‘myth’ of the so-called ‘local’ companies;
• the third section examines the scale of terminations, the reasons, and the methods used;
• the final section notes the growth of public-public partnerships supporting municipally-run water services.

Item Type: Working Paper
Additional Information: "A PSIRU report commissioned by Public Services International (PSI) www.world-psi.org for a seminar in Japan March, 2011"
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public service reform; water supply and sanitation; ownership; privatisation; multinational corporations; local private sector; public water operations; contract terminations; corporate withdrawals; public-public partnerships.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW)
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW) > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
Faculty of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/30760

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