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Argentina's transport privatization and re-regulation : ups and downs of a daring decade-long experience (English)

When Argentina initiated reform of its transport sector in 1989, it had few models to follow. It was the first Latin American country to privatize its intercity railroad, to explicitly organize intraport competition, and to grant a private concession to operate its subway. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2249 NOV 30, 1999

Estache, Antonio; Carbajo, Jose C.; de Rus, Gines

Competing private ports - lessons from Argentina (English)

Port reforms in Argentina have sought to deregulate, decentralize, and privatize. And they have sought to introduce competition not only among ports but also for the ports --by inviting operators to bid for port concessions-- and within the ports-- by dividing large ports into terminals and offering each as a separate concession. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16890 DEC 31, 1996

Estache, Antonio; Carbajo, Jose

Designing toll road concessions - lessons from Argentina (English)

Argentina began to concession its intercity highways and the access roads to Buenos Aires in the early 1990s. It first offered the intercity highways for competitive bids, setting the terms, the tolls, and the service levels and basing bid selection primarily on the rental offered for the infrastructure. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16889 DEC 31, 1996

Estache, Antonio; Carbajo, Jose

Railway concessions - heading down the right track in Argentina (English)

Argentina privatized many of its railway services by concession contract during the early 1990s. The reforms have been remarkable for their speed and innovation - despite the complexity of the issues and the lack of "off-the-shelf" models to follow at the time. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16877 SEP 30, 1996

Carbajo, Jose; Estache, Antonio

Public policy for the private sector (English)

Regulatory lessons from Argentina's power concessions, by Antonio Estache and Martin Rodriguez-Pardina; railway concessions-heading down the right track in Argentina, by Jose Carbajo and Antonio Estache; regulating water concessions-lessons from the Buenos Aires concession, by Claude Crampes and Antonio Estache; competition in telecoms-implications for universal service and employment, by Ben A. ... See More +

Newsletter 47577 SEP 01, 1996

Estache, Antonio; Rodriguez-Pardina, Martin; Carbajo, Jose; Crampes, Claude; Petrazzini, Ben A.; Klein, Michael; So, Jae; Shin, Ben; Alexander, lan; Irwin, Timothy; Dale, Tony; Ball, lan; Nicholl, Peter; Barger, Teresa; Carter, Laurence; Kuczynski, Irving Disclosed

Transport-related air pollution strategies : What lessons for developing countries? (English)

This paper reviews the current air quality strategy being pursued in developed and developing country cities. The present strategy is essentially curative -stabilize emission amounts first and then reduce the level of air pollution gradually, focusing on improved fuel and automotive technologies for new vehicles, plus routine inspection and maintenance programs for other vehicles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16120 SEP 30, 1994

Shalizi,Zmarak; Carbajo,Jose C. Disclosed

Regulatory reform in transport : some recent experiences (English)

The markets for transport services have been traditionally the subject of government regulation and public ownership. Rate regulation in the railways, entry restriction in the trucking industry, minimum levels of service for urban buses and cargo reservation for shipping are examples of regulatory controls on transport that have been promoted in many circumstances worldwide. ... See More +

Publication 11822 APR 30, 1993

Carbajo, Jose [editor]