Sep 2006
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Benavides, Juan; Paris, Angela
This paper emphasizes that the label PPP (public-private partnerships) covers almost all arrangements, as there is always some private and public involvement. PPP is a continuum of options that…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Beato, Paulina; Vives, Antonio
El objetivo de este artículo es caracterizar las diferentes modalidades de alianzas público-privadas (PPP) para el suministro de servicios de infraestructura y analizar sus implicaciones sobre los…
May 2005
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Chong, Alberto E.; Strong, John S.; Guasch, José Luis; Benavides, Juan; Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI); Harris, Stephen; Cohen, Remy; Percoco, Marco
La Serie de Conferencias del BID sobre Infraestructura (2004) incluyó cuatro eventos que se celebraron en Madrid (22-23 de enero), Washington, D.C. (19-20 de febrero), Lima (27 de marzo, durante la…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Chong, Alberto E.; Strong, John S.; Guasch, José Luis; Benavides, Juan; Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI); Harris, Stephen; Cohen, Remy; Percoco, Marco
The 2004 IDB Infrastructure Conference Series included four major events that took place in Madrid (January 22-23), Washington, D.C. (February 19-20), Lima (March 27, during the Bank's Annual…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Chrisney, Martin D.
This paper discusses a growing consensus in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean about the importance of the efficient management of infrastructure services, not only for economical but…
Sep 2003
Author(s): Beato, Paulina; Vives, Antonio
This working paper discusses infrastructure investment in Latin America at the subnational, private level and challenges incurred in emerging economics. As decentralization and devolution of…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Vives, Antonio
En los años noventa se llevaron a cabo dos reformas importantes en los países de América Latina: la participación del sector privado en la administración de los fondos de pensiones y en las…
Feb 2000
Author(s): Vives, Antonio
This paper discusses infrastructure investment and the need for private financing, in turn with the trend of pension fund reform. This paper outlines the conditions under which sources and uses of…
Jan 1998
Author(s): Vives, Antonio; Rivas, Jorge
This report provides a review of IDB Group activities supporting private participation in infrastructure between 1990 and 1997. It is intended to serve as a reference in the development of its…
Jan 1997
Author(s): Vives, Antonio
This paper analyzes the reasons countries have for choosing to incorporate the private sector into the provision of infrastructure and will briefly review the modalities in which private sector…
Jan 1997
Author(s): Vives, Antonio
La pérdida de calidad de los servicios de infraestructura asociada con la participación del sector público llevaron en la década de los 70 al comienzo de una ola de desregulación y privatización.…