The Performance of State-Owned Enterprises and Newly Privatized Firms : Does Privatization Really Matter ?

@inproceedings{Omran2003ThePO,
  title={The Performance of State-Owned Enterprises and Newly Privatized Firms : Does Privatization Really Matter ?},
  author={Mohammed Omran},
  year={2003}
}
The views expressed in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Arab Monetary Fund. Abstract While it is well documented that privatization leads to an improvement in the performance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) following divestiture, it is argued that many of these studies do not consider the performance of control firms of similar pre-privatization situations, i.e. the performance of SOEs. By matching sample firms (privatized) to control firms… CONTINUE READING

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