Regulatory Issues and Privatization

Prepared by John Ure, Associate Professor and Director of the Telecommunications Research Project, the University of Hong Kong.

Regulatory Issues and Privatization

The reasons, aims, and results of policy-making often do not equate with one another. Reasons reflect current economic and political priorities of the state, while aims reflect outcomes that are often idealized for current political consumption, whereas results reflect the harsh realities of the times. This is just as true for policies of privatization as for any other.

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