DAVID ROCKEFELLER CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
Cover: Privatization for the Public Good?: Welfare Effects of Private Intervention in Latin America, from Harvard University PressCover: Privatization for the Public Good? in PAPERBACK

Privatization for the Public Good?

Welfare Effects of Private Intervention in Latin America

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PAPERBACK

$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9781597820608

Publication Date: 05/31/2008

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300 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

41 tables, 3 figures

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

World

A meaningful rejoinder to those who reject privatization on ideological rather than evidentiary grounds.—J. Prager, Choice

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