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Corporate governance of state-owned enterprises : a toolkit (English)

This toolkit provides an overarching framework for the corporate governance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), along with the tools and information for making practical improvements. ... See More +

Publication 91347 OCT 06, 2014

Arrobbio,Alexandre; Barros,Ana Cristina Hirata; Beauchard,Renaud François; Berg,Alexander S.; Brumby, Jim; Fortin,Henri; Garrido, Jose; Kikeri,Sunita; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Nunez,Alejandra; Robinett,David; Steinhilper,Immanuel Frank; Vani,Sanjay N.; Verhoeven,Marinus; Zoratto,Laura De Castro Disclosed

Privatization trends (English)

An update of the World Bank Group's privatization database shows that in 2007 privatizations in developing countries amounted to US$133 billion a record in nominal terms. ... See More +

Viewpoint 49115 OCT 01, 2008

Kikeri,Sunita; Phipps-Ebeler,Verena Disclosed

Doing privatization right (English)

A recent study examining privatization results in four Sub-Saharan African countries yielded two broad conclusions: First, privatization is not easy to do, and getting it right can be tough in low-income countries. ... See More +

Viewpoint 43016 MAR 01, 2008

Jones , Leroy ; Jammal , Yahya ; Gokgur , Nilgun ; Kikeri , Sunita Disclosed

Privatization trends (English)

This note is based on a World Bank Group database that uses transaction values as a proxy for measuring privatization trends. It includes only the values resulting from the full or partial sale, concession, lease, or initial public offering of existing state owned enterprises or other government assets. ... See More +

Viewpoint 42809 JAN 01, 2008

Kikeri , Sunita ; Phipps , Verena Disclosed

Privatization Trends (English)

An update of the World Bank Group's Privatization Database shows that privatization in developing countries continued to pick up in 2004 and 2005, with 400 transactions worth US$90 billion. ... See More +

Viewpoint 38967 FEB 01, 2007

Kikeri, Sunita; Burman, Amit Disclosed

Reforming the investment climate : lessons for practitioners (English)

Most people agree that a good investment climate is essential for growth and poverty reduction. Less clear is how to achieve it. Many reforms are complex, involving more than technical design and content. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3986 AUG 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kenyon,Thomas; Palmade, Vincent Disclosed

Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (Russian)

Drawing from more than 25 case studies, this book shows that reform often requires paying as much attention to dealing with the politics and institutional dimensions as to designing policy substance. ... See More +

Publication 37094 JUN 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kenyon, Thomas; Palmade, Vincent English Disclosed

Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (English)

Drawing from more than 25 case studies, this book shows that reform often requires paying as much attention to dealing with the politics and institutional dimensions as to designing policy substance. ... See More +

Publication 37094 JUN 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kenyon, Thomas; Palmade, Vincent Russian Disclosed

Privatization trends : what's been done (English)

Privatization has reached nearly all developing countries, generating more than US$400 billion in proceeds for these countries since 1990.cActivity peaked in 1997 and declined thereafter-but began to pickup again in 2001. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 35329 FEB 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kolo, Aishetu

State enterprises : what remains ? (English)

After two decades of privatization, has government ownership and control of enterprises declined substantially? A rigorous assessment is difficult in the absence of systematic data on state enterprises. ... See More +

Viewpoint 35330 FEB 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kolo, Aishetu

Privatization : trends and recent developments (English)

This paper takes stock of recent privatization trends, examines the extent to which government ownership is still prevalent in developing countries, and summarizes emerging issues for state enterprise reform going forward. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3765 NOV 01, 2005

Kikeri, Sunita; Kolo, Aishetu Disclosed

Regulatory reform - institution building: lessons from Mexico (English)

During the 1990s Mexico undertook some of the world's most far-reaching reforms of business regulations. Many factors, including trade liberalization and firm political commitment, drove this process. ... See More +

Viewpoint 31561 JAN 01, 2005

Salas, Fernando; Kikeri, Sunita

An assessment of privatization (English)

Mounting empirical evidence of privatization’s benefits coincides with increasing dissatisfaction and opposition among citizens and policymakers. ... See More +

Journal Article 76477 MAR 01, 2004

Kikeri, Sunita; Nellis, John Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 19 (1) (English)

"Community-based and -driven development : a critical review" by Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao. "Agricultural extension : good intentions and hard realities" by Jock R. ... See More +

Publication 29662 MAR 01, 2004

Mansuri, Ghazala; Devlin, Julia; Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Rao, Vijayendra; Anderson, Jock R.; Feder, Gershon; Coady, David; Grosh, Margaret; Hoddinott, John; Kikeri, Sunita; Nellis, John; Titman, Sheridan Disclosed

Labor issues in infrastructure reform : a toolkit : Module 1 (English)

A universal concern in infrastructure reforms is the effect such reforms have on labor. State-owned infrastructure firms often employ more people than required for efficiency, and often under favorable terms and conditions of service, leading to lower labor productivity and higher labor costs than private employers would bear. ... See More +

Publication 28823 JAN 01, 2004

Sunita Kikeri; Olaf Smulders; Terry Green; Brendan Martin; Roberto Battista; Roger Usher

Labor issues in infrastructure reform : a toolkit (Vol. 2) : Modules 2-7 (English)

A universal concern in infrastructure reforms is the effect such reforms have on labor. State-owned infrastructure firms often employ more people than required for efficiency, and often under favorable terms and conditions of service, leading to lower labor productivity and higher labor costs than private employers would bear. ... See More +

Publication 28823 JAN 01, 2004

Sunita Kikeri; Olaf Smulders; Terry Green; Brendan Martin; Roberto Battista; Roger Usher

Privatization in competitive sectors : the record to date (English)

The paper reviews recent evidence on the impact of privatization. It focuses on traditional privatization efforts involving firms in competitive markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2860 JUN 30, 2002

Kikeri, Sunita; Nellis, John

Labor redundancies and privatization (English)

When state-owned enterprises preparing for privatization have very high levels of redundant workers and when social safety nets and redundancy provisions in labor laws are inadequate or lacking, the political and social implications of layoffs mean that the government should be involved in the design and funding of special programs to deal with unemployment and labor unrest. ... See More +

Viewpoint 54114 JAN 01, 1999

Kikeri, Sunita Disclosed

Privatization and labor : what happens to workers when governments divest? (English)

Many developing countries have launched ambitious privatization programs to improve. A universal concern in this process is that privatization will cause major job losses as new owners of privatized firms shed excess labor to improve efficiency and as divesting governments cut the workforce to prepare for privatization. ... See More +

Publication WTP396 FEB 28, 1998

Kikeri, Sunita

Privatization : lessons from market economies (English)

In the past decade governments all over the world have begun privatizing state enterprises - indeed, it is becoming quite hard to find a country without a program of privatization under way or at least on the policy agenda. ... See More +

Journal Article 13465 JUL 31, 1994

Kikeri, Sunita; Nellis, John; Shirley, Mary

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Corporate governance of state-owned enterprises : a toolkit (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 91347 Publication
Privatization trends (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 49115 Viewpoint
Doing privatization right (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 43016 Viewpoint
Privatization trends (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 42809 Viewpoint
Privatization Trends (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 38967 Viewpoint
Reforming the investment climate : lessons for practitioners (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 WPS3986 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2006 37094 Publication English
Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37094 Publication Russian
Privatization trends : what's been done (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 35329 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
State enterprises : what remains ? (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 35330 Viewpoint
Privatization : trends and recent developments (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 WPS3765 Policy Research Working Paper
Regulatory reform - institution building: lessons from Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 31561 Viewpoint
An assessment of privatization (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 76477 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 19 (1) (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 29662 Publication
Labor issues in infrastructure reform : a toolkit : Module 1 (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 28823 Publication
Labor issues in infrastructure reform : a toolkit (Vol. 2) : Modules 2-7 (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 28823 Publication
Privatization in competitive sectors : the record to date (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 WPS2860 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor redundancies and privatization (English)
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JAN 01, 1999 54114 Viewpoint
Privatization and labor : what happens to workers when governments divest? (English)
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FEB 28, 1998 WTP396 Publication
Privatization : lessons from market economies (English)
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JUL 31, 1994 13465 Journal Article