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Analysing Social Opposition to Reforms: The Electricity Sector in India

By: V. Santhakumar

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028565

ISBN: 8178298589

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This book examines how market contexts shape the opposition of people to public sector reforms, with evidence from the Indian electricity sector. Based on a survey of 7,000 households in 14 Indian states and following a rational choice framework, it analyses the response of households to the prospect of privatization of electricity utilities. Analysing Social Opposition to Reforms: The Electricity Sector in India discusses the possibility of compensating losers and sequencing reform strategies. It uses empirical evidence from the Indian electricity sector to suggest that much of the oppositio... View more info