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public company

a registered company that can offer its shares to the public. Its memorandum of association must state that it is a public company, that its authorized capital is at least the authorized minimum (£50,000) and that its name ends with plc (or public limited company).
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Because a public enterprise competes with independent, profit-maximizing downstream firms in the telecommunications industry, game-theoretic analysis on privatization policy in vertically mixed market should be examined.
We're enhancing existing static advertising with a new media and promotional network that delivers messages to consumers in very unique ways, creating immediate interaction between brands and consumers," added Don Schulte, principal, Active Public Enterprise Group.
To that end, the issue of what determines privatized public enterprise performance in developing countries arises.
There is also the (almost) obligatory discussion at the beginning of the book of the major arguments mainstream economists have generally used to prove that public enterprise is inherently less efficient than private, including a discussion of the principal-agent issue and the arguments associated with property rights.
But a Department of Public Enterprise spokesman would not comment yesterday on O'Leary's future.
Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary stated on 25 April: 'It is regrettable that Ireland has again lost out on this tourism growth because of the inept, anti-consumer policy presently being pursued by Minister O'Rourke and the department of public enterprise.
The Malawi government under the rule of former dictator Dr Hastings Banda had established public enterprises to promote agriculture and industrial development in the country.
The study of divestiture of public enterprises is one of the most rapidly growing areas in economics.
In the public enterprise sector, the government fixes the consumer price and the difference between this price and the marked-up retention price is either a per unit indirect tax or subsidy which is endogenous (Equation 7).
HALO's strategy is to acquire and operate private and public enterprise software companies with a commitment to sustainable growth.
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