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Regulation of taxi markets in developing countries : issues and options (Inglês)

Taxis perform an important function in urban transport markets in both developed and developing countries. Because of the perceived vulnerability of passengers to exploitation by operators, entry to the market and fares have been tightly regulated in many industrialized countries. This has typically produced high premium values for licenses, implying some monopoly profit for operators at the expense of users. Curiously, however, total deregulation has often increased fares. This note considers the reasons for increased fares despite deregulation, the regulatory options available, and the relevant considerations in applying this experience to developing countries.

Detalhes

  • Autor

    Gwilliam,Kenneth M.

  • Data do documento

    2005/02/01

  • TIpo de documento

    Informativo

  • No. do relatório

    33896

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • País

    Mundo,

  • Região

    Regiões Mundiais,

  • Data de divulgação

    2005/10/26

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Nome do documento

    Regulation of taxi markets in developing countries : issues and options

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