Major public enterprises: country analysis and policy trends

Major Public Enterprises (MPE) 2014-2017

An ambitious academic research project by:

The EUsers Jean Monnet network
http://users.unimi.it/eusers/about-us/eusers-objective
&
CIRIEC International Scientific Commission “Public Services/Public Enterprises”
http://www.ciriec.uliege.be/en/pages/1_1organisation.htm

What has been done so far …

Objective of MPE: Collection of papers on country analysis of the role and performance of major public enterprises, all over the world

How:

1) Call for papers

 http://users.unimi.it/eusers/wp-content/uploads/MEEW_call-for-papers.pdf

2) Submission of abstract (500 words)

3) Peer review process: examination by the Steering Committee (see infra)

4) Complete country analysis on MPEs (15.000 words)

Content of the country study:

  • Overview of past trends
  • Identification of the major players
  • Governance
  • Public mission
  • Public discourse
  • Evaluation and forecast
  • Statistical Annex

5) Workshop to discuss first drafts (June 2015)

 

Achieved results:

  • Publications
    • CIRIEC WP 2015 on MPE:
      • 2015/09 Major Public Enterprises in Croatia / Anto BAJO & Marko PRIMORAC
      • 2015/10 Major Public Enterprises in Germany / Christina SCHAEFER & Stephanie WARM
      • 2015/17 Major Public Enterprises in Turkey: 2005-2013 / S. Burcu AVCI
      • 2015/18 Is the OECD Model Suitable for Strategic Public Enterprises in Terms of National Development?  Reflections from CODELCO Case, Chile /  Francisco CATAÑEDA, Diego BARRÍA & Germán ASTORGA
      • 2015/19 Italian State-Owned Enterprises After Decades of Reforms: Still Public? / Stefano CLÒ S., Marco DI GIULIO, Maria Tullia GALANTI & Maddalena SORRENTINO
      • 2015/20 The Organisation of Services of General Interest in Finland / Johan WILLNER & Sonja GRÖNBLOM
        http://www.ciriec.uliege.be/publications/wp/
    •  Special issue 2016 of Economia Pubblica on “Rationales, performance and governance of public enterprises”
      http://users.unimi.it/eusers/wp-content/uploads/Rationales-performance-and-governance-of-public-enterprises_New-deadline.pdf

What is coming next …

Follow-up 2016 

  • Second workshop foreseen in 2016
  • Opportunity of publications:
  • Possibly another special issue in an international journal
  • An edited book with an international publisher

 The jury 

Steering Committee of the research: