Nationalisation, Denationalisation and European Integration: Changing Contexts, Unfinished Debates
Enterprise and History (Entreprise et Histoire), Vol. 37, pp. 24-52, December 2004
Posted: 16 May 2010 Last revised: 18 May 2010
Date Written: 2004
In Western Europe, nationalisation and privatization alike were often implemented for similar reasons across countries. In the case of privatization, though this was a decision for government at the national, and not the European level, processes of economic and monetary integration in Europe proved decisive in explaining major trends in privatisation in the region.
Keywords: privatization, nationalization, integration
JEL Classification: L33, L12, L30
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