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The World Bank economic review 20 (2) (English)

The Doha round and preference erosion: a symposium by Bernard Hoekman; Doha merchandise trade reform: what is at stake for developing countries? ... See More +

Publication 43616 JAN 01, 2006

Hoekman, Bernard; Anderson, Kym; Martin, Will; Mensbrugghe, Dominique van der; Francois, Joseph; Hoekman, Bernard; Manchin, Miriam; Limao, Nuno; ; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Ozden, caglar; Sharma, Gunjan; Adam, Christopher S.; Bevan, David L.; Hulten, Charles R.; Bennathan, Esra; Srinivasan, Sylaja Disclosed

The social rate of return on infrastructure investments (English)

The authors estimate social rates of return to electricity-generating capacity and paved roads, relative to the return on general capital, by examining the effect on aggregate output and comparing that effect with the costs of construction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2390 JUL 31, 2000

Canning, David; Bennathan, Esra

Privatization problems at industry level : road haulage in Central Europe (English)

At the end of the 1980s, the road transport industries of Poland and Hungary emerged from decades of socialist organization with a small number of massive state-owned enterprises, surrounded by a margin of small-scale private haulage that had been growing steadily during the preceding ten years. ... See More +

Publication WDP182 OCT 31, 1992

Bennathan, Esra; Thompson, Louis S.

Reforming and privatizing Hungary's road haulage (English)

The Volan units (previously unitary but now formally dismembered) provide public transport services for both passengers and freight, and make up the largest enterprise in Hungary's road transport industry. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS790 OCT 31, 1991

Bennathan, Esra; Gutman, Jeffrey; Thompson, Louis

Reforming and privatizing Poland's road freight industry (English)

This study explores options for the restructuring and the privatization of PKS, Poland's main state-owned enterprise for road transport of passengers and general freight. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS750 AUG 31, 1991

Bennathan, Esra; Gutman, Jeffrey; Thompson, Louis

Poland : reforming the road freight industry (English)

This study explores options for the restructuring and the privatization of PKS, Poland's main state-owned enterprise for road transport of passengers and general freight. ... See More +

Working Paper 41592 MAY 01, 1991

Bennathan , Esra; Gutman , Jeffrey; Thompson , Louis Disclosed

Hungary : reforming the road freight industry (English)

Hungary has chosen to reform its economy, moving away from central planning and toward a market-oriented system. This change will impose particularly demanding requirements on the transport sector, basically causing a shift in approach from a primarily production orientation to a system which is flexible and focused on customer needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 41591 FEB 01, 1991

Bennathan , Esra;Gutman , Jeffrey;Thompson , Louis; Disclosed

Deregulation of shipping : what is to be learned from Chile (English)

Part 1 of this report reviews and analyses the ocean shipping regulations that operated at the end of the 1970s, the system resulting from the deregulation act of 1979 and other changes in the law in the 1980s. ... See More +

Publication WDP67 DEC 31, 1989

Bennathan, Esra; Escobar, Luis; Panagakos, George

Road transport taxation in developing countries : the design of user charges and taxes for Tunisia (English)

The taxation of road transport has two purposes: to charge road users for the costs they impose on the road and on other users, and to raise revenue for the government. ... See More +

Publication WDP26 APR 30, 1988

Newberry, David M; Hughes, Gordon A; Paterson, William D. O; Bennathan, Esra

Transport in the input-output system (English)

This note describes the links between the transport industry and other economic sectors of production or demand, in Cote d'Ivoire, India, Mexico, Philippines and the United States. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU2 AUG 31, 1987

Bennathan, Esra; Johnson, Mark; INU Disclosed

Port pricing and investment policy for developing countries (English)

During the last two decades there have been dramatic changes in the technology of shipping and in the associated technologies of ports. Substantial capital expenditures on vessels have been accompanied by large investments in ports. ... See More +

Publication 13369 JAN 01, 1979

Bennathan, Esra; Walters, A. A.