ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Italian Puzzle

Nationalisation or privatisation is a policy response of the government to manage contemporary ideological, economic, industrial or political pressures on the country's economy. The pressures leading to nationalisations in Italy are different from those in the rest of west Europe and similar to the developing countries. The same applies to privatisations. This paper examines the experience of nationalisation and privatisation in Italy to draw lessons for developing countries.

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