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Foreign and domestic investment in Argentina : the politics of privatized infrastructure

Author: Alison E Post
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that for infrastructure privatization programs, differences in firm organizational structure explain the viability of privatization contracts in weak institutional environments.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison E Post
ISBN: 9781107048041 1107048044 9781107637962 1107637961
OCLC Number: 855491742
Description: xiii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Informal contractual supports in weak institutional environments; 2. An overview of the Argentine privatizations; 3. The fragility of nonlocal contracts prior to the crisis; 4. Smoother sailing for all investors in less competitive provinces; 5. Home court advantages magnify after the crisis; 6. Diverse local holdings also prevail in calm political contexts; 7. Explaining contractual resilience in low- and middle-income countries; 8. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Alison E. Post, University of California, Berkeley.
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'Post's book is must-reading for anyone interested in the private provision of infrastructure services, and particularly the epidemic of cancelled concession contracts. The existing literature Read more...

 
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