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

A+| A| A-

Privatisation and the Public Sector-Relevance and Limits

Relevance and Limits Samuel Paul The need for an increased rote for the private or nongovernmental sector in the economy has figured prominently in recent debates in economic and political circles in India. The issues involved, according to the author, are such that an ideological or emotional rather than an analytical approach tends to dominate the arguments. Given this background and the growing interest in privatisation, this paper seeks to examine the subject in a global perspective with a view to understanding its relevance, instruments and limits.

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top