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Brazil quarterly knowledge report (English)

This newsletter includes some of the following headings: a dark side of financial integration: the global crisis transmission to Brazil, by Tatiana Didier; as diverse as Brazil, by Makhtar Diop; what is behind Brazils poverty and inequality achievements? ... See More +

Newsletter 57494 MAR 01, 2010

Didier, Tatiana; Diop, Makhtar; Azeredo, Mauro; Rebelo, Jorge; Rocha, Romero Disclosed

Urban operations and the Sao Paulo Metro Line (English)

The Sao Paulo Municipality in Brazil has been successful in using urban operations to generate resources for the development of activity poles in its territory. ... See More +

Working Paper 39915 JUL 01, 2006

Froes Marilda; Rebelo, Jorge M. Disclosed

Public transport and urban poverty : a synthetic index of adequate service : Main report (English)

This report aims at developing a methodology to monitor the access of lower income populations to public transport services by using an index based on geo-referenced information. ... See More +

Working Paper 33901 JAN 01, 2005

Gomide, Alexandre; Leite, Sabina; Rebelo, Jorge Disclosed

Public transport and urban poverty : a synthetic index of adequate service (Vol. 2) : Appendix - maps (English)

This report aims at developing a methodology to monitor the access of lower income populations to public transport services by using an index based on geo-referenced information. ... See More +

Working Paper 33901 JAN 01, 2005

Gomide, Alexandre; Leite, Sabina; Rebelo, Jorge Disclosed

The rail decentralization and modernization program in Brazil : lessons learned (English)

In 1991, the Republic of Brazil asked the World Bank's assistance in the decentralization program of its urban rail systems run by the Companhia Brasileira de Trens Urbanos (Brazilian Urban Trains Company - CBTU). ... See More +

Working Paper 33898 NOV 01, 2003

Rebelo, Jorge M. Disclosed

The Sao Mateus - Jabaquara Trolleybusway Concession in Brazil (English)

The authors describe how Sao Paulo State granted a 20-year concession for operating a busway, one requirement for which was that the concessionaire replace the diesel bus operation with electric traction (trolleys). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2353 MAY 31, 2000

Rebelo, Jorge; Machado, Pedro

Public policy for the private sector (English)

A scorecard for energy reform in developing countries. Private participation in the transmission and distribution of natural gas - recent trends. ... See More +

Newsletter 19690 JUN 30, 1999

Bacon, Robert; Izaguirre, Ada Katrina; Lehmann, Peter; Rasmussen, Karen; Green, Richard; Gomez-Lobo, Andres; Foster, Vivien; Komives, Kristin; Brook Cowen, PenelopeJ.; Saghir, Jamal; Sherwood, Elisabeth; Macoun, Andrew; Tynan, Nicola; Rebelo, Jorge M. Disclosed

Reforming the urban transport sector in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan region - a case study in concessions (English)

The author describes a bold effort by the state government to increase private sector participation in Rio de Janeiro's urban transport sector, reduce heavy operating subsidies, and establish a foundation for making the sector sustainable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2096 APR 30, 1999

Rebelo, Jorge M.

Rail and subway concessions in Rio de Janeiro (English)

To help address a budgetary crisis in early 1995, the Rio de Janeiro state government began reforms aimed at selling or concessioning to the private sector loss-making state-owned enterprises. ... See More +

Viewpoint 19439 APR 30, 1999

Rebelo, Jorge M.

Lessons from Sao Paulo's Metropolitan Busway Concessions Program (English)

In an earlier paper (Policy Research Working Paper 1546), the authors described a pioneer initiative of Sao Paulo's municipal and state governments, to give the private sector a concession on building and operating a number of "trunk" busways. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1859 DEC 31, 1997

Rebelo, Jorge; Benvenuto, Pedro

Essentials for sustainable urban transport in Brazil's large metropolitan areas (English)

Before financing major urban transport projects, decisionmakers should attempt to put in place the basic elements for long-term sustainability of the sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1633 AUG 31, 1996

Rebelo, Jorge M.

A reform agenda for the Uruguayan transport sector (English)

This note describes the current state of the transport sector in Uruguay, focusing on the activities of MTOP (Ministry of Transport and Public Works) and of the main state enterprises in the sector, as well as the viewpoints of the producers, shippers, users, and operators of the transport infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17411 AUG 31, 1996

Rebelo, Jorge

Concessions of busways to the private sector : the Sao Paulo metropolitan region experience (English)

Roughly 16,000 buses serve the 16 million inhabitants of the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Region; 12,000 of them serve the Sao Paulo municipality itself, where 8.5 million people live. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1546 NOV 30, 1995

Rebelo, Jorge M.; Benvenuto, Pedro P.

Economic evaluation of freight car (wagon) management control system (English)

Car and locomotive management control systems can be powerful tools to improve utilization and thereby postpone capital investments in rolling stock and motive power. ... See More +

Brief 36012 DEC 01, 1993

Rebelo, Jorge M. Disclosed

Preparing multiyear railway investment plans : a market-oriented approach (English)

With the emergence of a powerful trucking industry and the deregulation of transport, most of the once-powerful developing country railways are facing a struggle for survival. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1006 OCT 31, 1992

Rebelo, Jorge M.

Landlocked countries : evaluating alternative routes to the sea (English)

Landlocked countries (LLCs) must negotiate agreements with transit countries (TCs) to gain access to the sea. An economic evaluation of alternative transit routes based on the concept of generalized costs which takes into account out-of-pocket plus transit time related costs, trade facilitation procedures, and trade logistics practices, will provide negotiators with crucial data on benefits and costs to both LLCs and TCs. ... See More +

Brief 81600 SEP 01, 1992

Rebelo, Jorge Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Brazil quarterly knowledge report (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 57494 Newsletter
Urban operations and the Sao Paulo Metro Line (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2006 39915 Working Paper
Public transport and urban poverty : a synthetic index of adequate service : Main report (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 33901 Working Paper
Public transport and urban poverty : a synthetic index of adequate service (Vol. 2) : Appendix - maps (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 33901 Working Paper
The rail decentralization and modernization program in Brazil : lessons learned (English)
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NOV 01, 2003 33898 Working Paper
The Sao Mateus - Jabaquara Trolleybusway Concession in Brazil (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 WPS2353 Policy Research Working Paper
Public policy for the private sector (English)
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JUN 30, 1999 19690 Newsletter
Reforming the urban transport sector in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan region - a case study in concessions (English)
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APR 30, 1999 WPS2096 Policy Research Working Paper
Rail and subway concessions in Rio de Janeiro (English)
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APR 30, 1999 19439 Viewpoint
Lessons from Sao Paulo's Metropolitan Busway Concessions Program (English)
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DEC 31, 1997 WPS1859 Policy Research Working Paper
Essentials for sustainable urban transport in Brazil's large metropolitan areas (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 WPS1633 Policy Research Working Paper
A reform agenda for the Uruguayan transport sector (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 17411 Departmental Working Paper
Concessions of busways to the private sector : the Sao Paulo metropolitan region experience (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 WPS1546 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic evaluation of freight car (wagon) management control system (English)
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DEC 01, 1993 36012 Brief
Preparing multiyear railway investment plans : a market-oriented approach (English)
See More +
OCT 31, 1992 WPS1006 Policy Research Working Paper
Landlocked countries : evaluating alternative routes to the sea (English)
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SEP 01, 1992 81600 Brief