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Public policy for the private sector (English)

The East Asian financial crisis - fallout for private power projects, by R. David Gray and John Schuster. Contingent liabilities for infrastructure projects - implementing a risk management framework for governments, by Christopher Lewis and Ashoka Mody. Risk management systems for contingent infrastructure liabilities - applications to improve contract design and monitoring, by Christopher Lewis and Ashoka Mody. Financing water and sanitation projects - the unique risks, by David Haarmeyer and Ashoka Mody. Pooling water projects to move beyond project finance, by David Haarmeyer and Ashoka Mody. International gas trade - the Bolivia-Brazil gas pipeline, by Peter Law and Nelson de Franco. Promoting regional power trade - the Southern African power pool, by Donal O'Leary, Jean-Pierre Charpentier, and Diane Minogue. Why performance contracts for state-owned enterprises haven't worked, by Mary Shirley. Private participation in the water and sewerage sector - recent trends, by Gisele Silva, Nicola Tynan, and Yesim Yilmaz.


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    Gray, R. David, Schuster, John, Lewis, Christopher, Mody, Ashoka, Haarmeyer, David, Law, Peter, De Franco, Nelson, O'Leary, Donal, Charpentier, Jean-Pierre, Minogue,Diane, Shirley, Mary, Silva, Gisele, Tynan, Nicola, Yilmaz, Yesim

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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    Latin America & Caribbean, East Asia and Pacific,

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    Public policy for the private sector

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    private power;private sector participation in water;modern risk management;Integrated Risk Management;Operational Core Curriculum;currency risk management program;private investment in power;private participation in infrastructure;distribution of risk;power purchase agreement;categories of risk;long-term private capital;project cash flow;federal government agency;retail tariff;power project finance;asset and liability;cost of import;security for lenders;water infrastructure investment;water and sewerage;competitive bidding process;power investment program;fuel price increase;foreign exchange risk;source of financing;international credit agency;incentives for governments;breach of contract;risk of default;efficient regional market;local debt financing;local currency terms;Oil and Gas;Oil & Gas;exchange rate increase;investment of reserves;incentives for risk;natural gas pipeline;contingent valuation method;public sector environment;thermal power plant;domestic interest rate;Toll Road;government exposure;construction risk;contingent liability;contingent liabilities;risk exposure;fuel supply;expected loss;loan guarantee;cash budget;performance contract;construction cost;valuation process;Market Risk;Public Utilities;project sponsor;currency depreciation;subordinated loan;budgetary control;financial crisis;commercial risk;reserve fund;direct loan;risk sharing;stock market;guaranteed party;guarantee program;domestic financing;government commitment;power capacity;financial situation;wholesale tariff;national utility;hard currency;government support;currency denomination;retail rate;private company;credit strength;direct credit;national budget;private party;asset-liability management;private parties;Loss Event;Power Policy;government guarantee;social return;exposure limit;government risk;budgetary cost;Public Spending;insurance program;loss exposure;guarantee fee;cash reserve;contract default;economic crisis;political risk;power shortage;risk profile;monopoly structure;power cost;industrial country;perceived risk;public resource;municipal government;



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Gray, R. David Schuster, John Lewis, Christopher Mody, Ashoka Haarmeyer, David Law, Peter De Franco, Nelson O'Leary, Donal Charpentier, Jean-Pierre Minogue,Diane Shirley, Mary Silva, Gisele Tynan, Nicola Yilmaz, Yesim

Public policy for the private sector (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.