Trends in Deregulation and Privatization of Services in the United States

Global Women's Project | Wed, May 7, 2003

By U.S. Gender and Trade Network (USGTN)
The United States has been aggressively pursuing deregulation and privatization of service sectors for some years at the federal, state and local levels. The impact of privatization and deregulation in the US is abundantly clear and sends a message of caution to other countries' deregulation and privatization agenda that is being pushed globally. This paper presents three short case studies: Crisis in the state of California, The Privatization and Closing of DC General Hospital Washington, D.C. and Water Privatization in Puerto Rico.

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