No. 88. PRIVATIZATIONS AND DEREGULATION (In Greek)
E.P. Baltzakis. 2006.
The present paper deals with the problem of privatization and deregulation in the context of so – called natural monopolies such as energy, telecommunications and transport. It describes the basic theories of public interest, the Chicago School, contracts approach and contestable markets. The account given is not highly technical, but adequate as an overview. The conclusions drawn are that modern technology and new developments in competition legislation make possible a beneficial for the society contraction of public sector.