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  • A Win-Win Route out of the Greek Debt Crisis (TWFR, May/June 2015)
    The World Financial Review, May/June 2015 | Lester M. Salamon. Published in the May/June issue of The World Financial Review, this article by Center Director Dr. Lester Salamon considers a "third route" out of the Greek debt crisis that may provide a win-win solution for both Greece and her creditors.

  • Conference Report: The 2016 Hannover PtP Conference (4.2017)
    Lester M. Salamon. This report by PtP Project Director Lester Salamon highlights new insights unveiled at a recent PtP Conference into how the PtP concept can be applied to a wide assortment of assets, including state-owned enterprises or facilities, debt swaps, proceeds from state-controlled gambling or mineral extraction enterprises, bribes, and the transformation of nonprofits or mutual societies into for-profit businesses.

  • The BOTA Foundation: A Model for the Safe Return of Stolen Assets? (2016)
    Aaron Bornstein. This report represents the first in a series of case studies undertaken by the Philanthropication thru Privatization (PtP) Project and reports on perhaps the major example to date of the application of the PtP concept to stolen or stranded assets: the case of the BOTA Foundation in Kazakhstan, which arose from the seizure of the assets that an American citizen secured from a number of U.S. oil companies in the 1990’s and delivered to officials in the Government of Kazakhstan in order to secure prospecting and oil drilling rights for the companies in the Caspian Sea. To prepare this case study, the PtP Project enlisted Mr. Aaron Bornstein, who served as a program director, and later as the executive director, of the BOTA Foundation on behalf of IREX, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization selected by the World Bank in response to a competitive tender to operate this foundation. To ensure the objectivity of this account, the draft was been submitted for review by personnel from the World Bank and IREX that were involved in the BOTA case. Edited and with a foreword by PtP Project Director Lester M. Salamon.

  • [Presentation] Philanthropication thru Privatization: Building Permanent Assets for Social Progress (Beijing, 1.2017)
    Lester M. Salamon. Presented on January 12, 2017 at the China Global Philanthropy Institute this presentation provides an overview of the Philanthropication thru Privatization (PtP) Project, including definitions, basic report findings, prospects, and next steps to bring this phenomenon to China—the world's leading privatizer. Video of the full presentation can be viewed here: Part 1 | Part 2.


 

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