The Political Economy of Telecommunications Reform in Developing Countries: Privatization and Liberalization in Comparative Perspective

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Based on a policy-making theoretical framework and on the recent experiences of 10 developing countries, this study explores the factors that lead to the success or failure of the telecommunications reform. It provides universal conclusions that might help predict the success or failure of the telecommunications policies, such as, privatization, and liberalization, in other nations that are now moving toward reform.

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