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Institute for Development Policy and Management
Part of the School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED)

Paul Cook

Paul Cook

Position: Director, Centre on Regulation and Competition

BSc (Econ) MSc (Econ) MPhil London, PhD Manchester

Room Number: 1.023 [Arthur Lewis Building]
Tel: +44(0)161 275 7447/2798
Fax: +44(0)161 275 0808
Email: paul.cook@manchester.ac.uk

 

Specific research interests

Public enterprise economics; privatisation; competition and regulation; enterprise development.

Recent and forthcoming publications

2002, 'Competition Policy, Market Power and Collusion in Developing Countries', CRC Working Paper Series, Paper No. 33 , Centre on Regulation and Competition, Manchester.

2002 'The Welfare and Political Economy Dimensions of Private vs State Ownership of Enterprise', The Manchester School , 70 (2), pp246-61 (with R. Fabella)

2002 'Productivity Growth in East Asia: a Reappraisal', Applied Economics , 34 (10), pp1195-1207 (with Y. Uchida)

2002 'Competition and Regulation in Developing Countries', in Clarke, R., Kirkpatrick, C. and Polidano, C. (eds) Handbook on Development Policy and Management , Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

2001 'Privatisation and Regulation of Utilities;, in McCourt, W. and Minogue, M. (eds) The Internationalisation of Public Management: Reinventing the Third World State , Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

2001 'Privatisation and Economic Growth in Developing Countries', CRC Working Paper Series, Paper No.7 , Centre on Regulation and Competition, Manchester (with Y. Uchida)

2001 'Competition and its Regulation: Key Issues', CRC Working Paper Series, Paper No.2 , Centre on Regulation and Competition, Manchester.

2001 'The Welfare and Political Economy Dimensions of Private vs State Enterprise', CRC Working Paper Series, Paper No.1 , Centre on Regulation and Competition, Manchester (with R. Fabella).

Additional Information

Country Experience

Bhutan, China, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Morocco, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.