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Benchmarking container port technical efficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean : a stochastic frontier analysis (English)

This paper presents a technical efficiency analysis of container ports in Latin America and the Caribbean using an input-oriented stochastic frontier model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6680 OCT 01, 2013

Sarriera, Javier Morales; Araya, Gonzalo; Serebrisky, Tomas; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M.; Schwartz, Jordan Disclosed

Airport economics in Latin America and the Caribbean : benchmarking, regulation, and pricing (English)

This report presents the findings of a first-ever, comprehensive study of how Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region airports have evolved during a notable period of transition in airport ownership. ... See More +

Publication 66236 DEC 20, 2011

Serebrisky, Tomas Disclosed

Making a small market thrive : recommendations for efficiency gains in the Latin American air cargo market (English)

Air cargo origin destination flows in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are heavily concentrated in the largest economies of South America and Mexico. ... See More +

Working Paper 63702 MAR 01, 2011

Serebrisky, Tomas; Schwartz, Jordan; Pachon, Maria Claudia; Ricover, Andres Disclosed

Measuring the technical efficiency of airports in Latin America (English)

This paper studies the technical efficiency of airports in Latin America. The evolution of productive efficiency in the region has seldom been studied, mainly due to lack of publicly available data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5339 JUN 01, 2010

Perelman, Sergio; Serebrisky, Tomas Disclosed

Public transport funding policy in Madrid : Is there room for improvement? (English)

This report provides an analysis of urban transport funding and distributional issues in Madrid. It consolidates some of the key findings of the existing literature, and complements it with an additional level of analysis with a special focus on equity considerations. ... See More +

Journal Article 70725 MAR 01, 2009

Vassallo, Jose Manuel; Perez De Villar, Pablo; Munoz-Raskin, Ramon; Serebrisky, Tomas

Improving logistics costs for transportation and trade facilitation (English)

Access to basic infrastructure services - roads, electricity, water, sanitation - and the efficient provision of the services, is a key challenge in the fight against poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4558 MAR 01, 2008

Gonzalez, Julio A.; Guasch, Jose Luis; Serebrisky, Tomas Disclosed

Affordability and subsidies in public urban transport : what do we mean, what can be done? (English)

Subsidy policies on public urban transport have been adopted ubiquitously. In both developed and developing countries, subsidies are implemented to make transport more affordable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4440 DEC 01, 2007

Estupinan, Nicolas; Gomez-Lobo, Andres; Munoz-Raskin, Ramon; Serebrisky,Tomas Disclosed

Diffusion of the internet : a cross-country analysis (English)

This paper analyzes the process of Internet diffusion across the world using a panel of 199 countries during 1990-2004. The authors group countries in two categories-low and high-income countries-and show that the Internet diffusion process is well characterized by an S-shape curve for both groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4420 DEC 01, 2007

Andres, Luis; Cuberes, David; Diouf, Mame Astou; Serebrisky, Tomas Disclosed

Infrastructure, competition regimes, and air transport costs: cross-country evidence (English)

The relevance of transport costs has increased as liberalization continues to reduce artificial barriers to trade. Countries need to adopt policies to get closer to global markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3355 JUL 01, 2004

Micco, Alejandro; Serebrisky, Tomas

Where do we stand on transport infrastructure deregulation and public-private partnership? (English)

The evolution of transport public-private partnerships (PPPs) in developing and developed countries since the early 1990s seems to be following a similar path: private initiatives work for a while but after a shock to the sector takes place the public sector returns as regulator, owner or financier; after a while the public sector runs into problems and eventually finds a hybrid solution to ensure the survival of the sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3356 JUL 01, 2004

Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomas

What do we know about competition agencies in emerging and transition countries? Evidence on workload, personnel, priority sectors, and training needs (English)

During 2003, the World Bank Institute sent a needs assessment questionnaire to 48 competition agencies in transition and emerging countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3221 FEB 01, 2004

Serebrisky, Tomas

The role of advocacy in competition policy : the case of the Argentine gasoline market (English)

In 2000 the Argentine antitrust authorities conducted a study of the state of competition in the gasoline market. The study concludes with a set of policy recommendations (that is, limits to vertical integration and to the duration of contracts between oil companies and gasoline stations) which were subsequently implemented by the Argentine government. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3130 SEP 30, 2003

Serebrisky, Tomas

Market power : airports (English)

In the late 1980s and the 1990s many countries privatized airports or concessioned their operation. The United Kingdom began the trend, followed by other countries adopting new forms of infrastructure ownership and management. ... See More +

Viewpoint 26401 MAR 01, 2003

Tomas Serebrisky

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Benchmarking container port technical efficiency in Latin America and the Caribbean : a stochastic frontier analysis (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2013 WPS6680 Policy Research Working Paper
Airport economics in Latin America and the Caribbean : benchmarking, regulation, and pricing (English)
See More +
DEC 20, 2011 66236 Publication
Making a small market thrive : recommendations for efficiency gains in the Latin American air cargo market (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2011 63702 Working Paper
Measuring the technical efficiency of airports in Latin America (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2010 WPS5339 Policy Research Working Paper
Public transport funding policy in Madrid : Is there room for improvement? (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2009 70725 Journal Article
Improving logistics costs for transportation and trade facilitation (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2008 WPS4558 Policy Research Working Paper
Affordability and subsidies in public urban transport : what do we mean, what can be done? (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2007 WPS4440 Policy Research Working Paper
Diffusion of the internet : a cross-country analysis (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2007 WPS4420 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure, competition regimes, and air transport costs: cross-country evidence (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2004 WPS3355 Policy Research Working Paper
Where do we stand on transport infrastructure deregulation and public-private partnership? (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2004 WPS3356 Policy Research Working Paper
What do we know about competition agencies in emerging and transition countries? Evidence on workload, personnel, priority sectors, and training needs (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2004 WPS3221 Policy Research Working Paper
The role of advocacy in competition policy : the case of the Argentine gasoline market (English)
See More +
SEP 30, 2003 WPS3130 Policy Research Working Paper
Market power : airports (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2003 26401 Viewpoint