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C2.6 B10.4: PRIVATIZATION OF A STATE ENTERPRISE: THE NAPOCOR CASE

This article presents the role of the state in domestic industries, in this case energy generation, where it requires large investments that if a large firm dominates the industry, it would set any price it wishes to; thus the impetus for state interventon. It shows that the NAPOCOR case also indicates the debates regarding the privatization of government-run businesses and the necessary preconditions before privatization can have a positive impact on the majority of Filipinos.

Ateneo Center for Social Policy and Public Affairs
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Tuano, Philip Arnold P.; decentralization; infrastructure development;
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