Mar 2003
Author(s): Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Martimort, David
This paper discusses the special features that distinguish transnational projects from usual public goods. In addition, the authors develop a theoretical framework for exploring the allocation and…
Feb 2002
Author(s): Beato, Paulina; Laffont, Jean-Jacques
This paper focuses on public utilities (telecommunications, electricity, gas, water, transportation (roads, railways, buses, ports, airports), and postal service, which are sometimes referred to as…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Basañes, C. Federico; Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago; Saavedra, Eduardo; Soto, Raimundo; Benavides, Juan; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; Legisa, Juan A.; Ordover, Janusz A.; Willig, Robert D.; Laffont, Jean-Jacques; Díaz Alvarado, Carlos; Auguste, Sebastián; Millán, Jaime; Beato, Paulina; Fuente, Carmen
During the past two decades, Latin American countries have made pioneering efforts in reforming infrastructure services. The "first generation of reforms" encompassed widespread…