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Privatization in the City Successes, Failures, Lessons

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ISBN-10: 1568029578

ISBN-13: 9781568029573

Edition: 2005 (Revised)

Authors: E. S. Savas

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List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 5/12/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034

E.S. Savas is professor of public affairs at Baruch College. He received BA and BS degress from the University of Chicago, a PhD from Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Piraeus (Greece). An internationally known pioneer in and authority on privatization, he is the author of numerous books and articles; his books have been published in 21 foreign editions. Savas served as first deputy city administrator of New York and was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He also held elected office as a member of the borough council of Tenafly, New Jersey. He was professor of public management at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business and taught in the Department of Management, School of Business, Baruch College, where he also served for eight years as chairman.

Foreword
Introduction
Municipal privatization in the United States
Evolution of privatization in New York
Privatization in the Giuliani administration
The extent, pattern, and outcomes of privatization
Selected successful privatization initiatives
Contested and thwarted privatization initiatives
Summing up and looking ahead
Case study : the Department of Parks and Recreation
Summary of privatization initiatives in New York City, 1993-2001
Privatization initiatives in detail