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Multidimensionality and renegotiation : evidence from transport-sector public-private-partnership transactions in Latin America (English)

Multidimensional auctions are a natural and practical solution when auctioneers pursue more than one objective in their public-private-partnership transactions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4665 JUL 01, 2008

Estache, Antonio; Guasch, Jose-Luis; Iimi, Atsushi; Trujillo, Lourdes Disclosed

Public-private partnerships in transport (English)

This paper summarizes the evidence on the evolution of transport PPPs over the last 15 years or so. In the process, it provides a primer on the associated policy issues, including of the central role of project finance in the implementation of PPP policies and the debates on risk allocation in the design of PPPs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4436 DEC 01, 2007

Estache,Antonio; Juan,Ellis J.; Trujillo Castellano,Lourdes Disclosed

Utilities reforms and corruption in developing countries (English)

This paper shows empirically that "privatization" in the energy, telecommunications, and water sectors, and the introduction of independent regulators in those sectors, have not always had the expected effects on access, affordability, or quality of services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4081 DEC 01, 2006

Estache, Antonio; Goicoechea, Ana; Trujillo, Lourdes Disclosed

Reforms and infrastructure efficiency in Spain's container ports (English)

This paper quantifies the evolution of technical efficiency in port infrastructure service provision in the major Spanish port authorities involved in container traffic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3515 FEB 01, 2005

Gonzalez, Maria Manuela; Trujillo, Lourdes

Infrastructure performance and reform in developing and transition economies: evidence from a survey of productivity measures (English)

The authors review about 80 studies on electricity and gas, water and sanitation, and rail and ports (with a footnote on telecommunications) in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3514 FEB 01, 2005

Estache, Antonio; Perelman, Sergio; Trujillo, Lourdes

A multi-output cost function for port terminals : some guidelines for regulation (English)

Cargo handling in ports is a multioutput activity, as freight can arrive in many forms such as containers, bulk, rolling stock, or noncontainerized general cargo. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3151 OCT 01, 2003

Lourdes Trujillo; Sergio Jara-Diaz; Beatriz Tovar

Price caps, efficiency payoffs, and infrastructure contract renegotiation in Latin America (English)

Twenty years ago, as the United Kingdom was getting ready to launch the privatization of its public services, Professor Littlechild developed and operationalized the concept of price caps as a regulatory regime to control for residual monopoly conditions in those services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3129 AUG 31, 2003

Estache, Antonio; Guasch, Jose-Luis; Trujillo, Lourdes

A primer on efficiency measurement for utilities and transport regulators : Una introduccion a las medidas de eficiencia para reguladores de servicios publicos y de transporte (Spanish)

This book is intended to help regulators learn about the tools needed to measure efficiency. It is based on lecture notes from courses the World Bank Institute offers in English, French and Spanish throughout the developing world and has benefited from feedback received during those courses. ... See More +

Publication 26062 AUG 01, 2003

Coelli, Tim; Estache, Antonio; Perelman, Sergio; Trujillo, Lourdes English Disclosed

Production and cost functions and their application to the port sector : a literature survey (English)

Seaports provide multiple services to ships, cargo, and passengers. These services can be performed by a combination of public and private initiatives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3123 AUG 01, 2003

Beatrice Tovar; Sergio Jara-Diaz; Lourdes Trujillo

A primer on efficiency measurement for utilities and transport regulators (English)

This book is intended to help regulators learn about the tools needed to measure efficiency. It is based on lecture notes from courses the World Bank Institute offers in English, French and Spanish throughout the developing world and has benefited from feedback received during those courses. ... See More +

Publication 26062 FEB 28, 2003

Coelli, Tim; Estache, Antonio; Perelman, Sergio; Trujillo, Lourdes Spanish

Macroeconomics effects of private sector participation in Latin America's infrastructure (English)

The authors provide empirical evidence on the impact that private participation in infrastructure has had on key macroeconomic variables in a sample of 21 Latin American countries from 1985-98. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2906 OCT 31, 2002

Trujillo, Lourdes; Martin, Noelia; Estache, Antonio; Campos, Javier

Processes, information, and accounting gaps in the regulation of Argentina's private railways (English)

Almost a decade after Argentina began privatizing its railways, resolution of conflicts between regulators, users, and operators continues to take longer, and to be more difficult, than expected. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2636 JUL 31, 2001

Campos-Mendez, Javier; Estache, Antonio; Trujillo, Lourdes

Technical efficiency gains from port reform : the potential for yardstick competition in Mexico (English)

The authors show how relatively standard methodologies can help to measure the efficiency gains from reforming the organization of port infrastructure, how those measures can be used to promote competition between ports, and how competition can be built into an incentive-driven regulatory regime. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2637 JUL 31, 2001

Estache, Antonio; Gonzalez, Marianela; Trujillo, Lourdes

Multiservice infrastructure - privatizing port services (English)

Ports have become increasingly capital intensive. Economies of scale have led to larger, more specialized ships, and, competition between ports has started to grow. ... See More +

Viewpoint 21482 OCT 31, 2000

Trujillo Castellano,Lourdes; Nombela,Gustavo Disclosed

Public policy for the private sector (English)

Private infrastructure: private activity fell by 30 percent in 1999; by Ada Karina Izaguirre and Geetha Rao. Private infrastructure: are the trends in low-income countries different? ... See More +

Newsletter 30634 SEP 01, 2000

Izaguirre, Ada Karina; Rao, Geetha; Baker, Bill; Tremolet, Sophie; van den Berg, Caroline; Powell, Stephen; Starks, Mary; Lovei, Laszlo; Gurenko, Eugene; Hany, Michael; O'Keefe, Philip; Shkaratan, Maria; Trujillo, Lourdes; Nombela, Gustavo; Foxley, Juan; Mardones, Jose Luis Disclosed

Privatization and regulation of the seaport industry (English)

With containerized shipping, maritime transport has changed profoundly. Among other things, it has shifted from labor-intensive to more capital-intensive activities, including larger specialized ships that require substantial investments in port infrastructure and equipment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2181 SEP 30, 1999

Trujillo, Lourdes; Nombela, Gustavo

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Multidimensionality and renegotiation : evidence from transport-sector public-private-partnership transactions in Latin America (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 WPS4665 Policy Research Working Paper
Public-private partnerships in transport (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4436 Policy Research Working Paper
Utilities reforms and corruption in developing countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 WPS4081 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforms and infrastructure efficiency in Spain's container ports (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3515 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure performance and reform in developing and transition economies: evidence from a survey of productivity measures (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3514 Policy Research Working Paper
A multi-output cost function for port terminals : some guidelines for regulation (English)
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OCT 01, 2003 WPS3151 Policy Research Working Paper
Price caps, efficiency payoffs, and infrastructure contract renegotiation in Latin America (English)
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AUG 31, 2003 WPS3129 Policy Research Working Paper
A primer on efficiency measurement for utilities and transport regulators : Una introduccion a las medidas de eficiencia para reguladores de servicios publicos y de transporte (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2003 26062 Publication English
Production and cost functions and their application to the port sector : a literature survey (English)
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AUG 01, 2003 WPS3123 Policy Research Working Paper
A primer on efficiency measurement for utilities and transport regulators (English)
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FEB 28, 2003 26062 Publication Spanish
Macroeconomics effects of private sector participation in Latin America's infrastructure (English)
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OCT 31, 2002 WPS2906 Policy Research Working Paper
Processes, information, and accounting gaps in the regulation of Argentina's private railways (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 WPS2636 Policy Research Working Paper
Technical efficiency gains from port reform : the potential for yardstick competition in Mexico (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 WPS2637 Policy Research Working Paper
Multiservice infrastructure - privatizing port services (English)
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OCT 31, 2000 21482 Viewpoint
Public policy for the private sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2000 30634 Newsletter
Privatization and regulation of the seaport industry (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 WPS2181 Policy Research Working Paper