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  • The Political Economy of Regulatory Reform: Telecoms in the Southern Mediterranean
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  • Andrea Goldstein
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  • WTO membership and closer integration with the European Union in the context of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership are reinforcing pressures on MEDA countries to improve their competitive position. Privatisation, regulatory reform, and the creation of independent regulatory agencies in telecoms are key elements of this reform package for a number of reasons: the direct effects that divestiture receipts and foreign investment flows may have, the indirect contribution of an efficient service sector to the rest of the economy, and the positive externalities of well functioning institutions on the rest of society. By considering such dynamics in five MEDA countries — Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Turkey — that together account for more than two thirds of the total 2000 GDP of Middle East and North Africa, this paper shows the role that the institutional endowment plays in constraining the reform path. Three of the countries have been characterised until recently by a quasi ... L’appartenance à l’OMC et une intégration plus étroite avec les pays de l’Union européenne dans le cadre du partenariat euro-méditerranéen accentuent la pression sur les pays du programme MEDA pour améliorer leur compétitivité. Les privatisations, la réforme réglementaire et la création d’agences de régulation indépendantes dans le secteur des télécommunications sont des composantes essentielles de ce programme de réformes et ce, pour trois grandes raisons : les éventuels effets directs du produit des cessions et des flux d’investissements étrangers ; la contribution indirecte de l’efficacité du secteur des services dans le reste de l’économie ; et les externalités positives pour la société d’institutions fonctionnant harmonieusement. En examinant ces dynamiques à l’œuvre dans cinq pays MEDA — l’Algérie, l’Égypte, le Maroc, la Tunisie et la Turquie — qui, ensemble, représentaient en 2000 plus des deux tiers du PIB total du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord, ce document met en ...
  • RePEc:oec:devaaa:216-en
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