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TitlePrivate business, public owners : government shareholdings in water companies
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsBlokland, MW, Braadbaart, O, Schwartz, K
Paginationxx, 213 p. : 10 boxes, 31 fig., 66 tab.
Date Published1999-05-01
PublisherNetherlands, Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
ISBN Number9080207055
Keywordsadministration, case studies, chile, efficiency, legislation, netherlands, philippines, poland, policies, sdipol, water authorities

Public Water PLCs are utilities incorporated as a public limited company (or joint stock company in the USA) under Company Law, but where the stocks are owned by local, provincial or national government.This book examines Public Water PLCs in four countries: the Netherlands, Chile, Poland, and the Philippines. For each case the governance mechanism, relative performance (technical, managerial and financial) and lessons learned are reviewed.

NotesBibliography: p. 197-200
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