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EIB B234: Strategic Management in Privatizing and Deregulating Industries

Course Description

Strategic Management in Privatizing and Deregulating Industries This seminar surveys the literature related to privatization, considering both theoretical perspectives and practice. It also explores current issues shaping debates about how to structure the boundary between public and private sector activity in a comparative and interdisciplinary manner. The seminar examines key concepts and policy issues related to privatization and deregulation, looks at different national experiences, and explores the impact of privatization from an industry perspective. Students should come away from the seminar with a deep appreciation of the challenges confronting executives and policymakers dealing with changes to public sector–private sector boundaries in a variety of different settings.
Not offered AY 2017-2018, 2018-2019.