Mar 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB's) Country Program with Barbados. This CPE spans December 2009 to…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
La presente evaluación es la tercera evaluación independiente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) del Programa de País con Barbados. La evaluación abarca el período que media entre diciembre…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Barrera-Osorio, Felipe; Galdo, Virgilio; Schargrodsky, Ernesto; Galiani, Sebastián; González Rozada, Martín; Nakasone, Eduardo; Chong, Alberto E.; Coombs, Elizabeth; Gonzalez-Eiras, Martín; Torero, Máximo; Alcázar, Lorena; Olivera, Mauricio; Carrillo, Paul E.; Rossi, Martín; Bellettini Cedeño, Orazio J.
This book provides a detailed microeconomic analysis of the impact of various privatizations in different countries in the region. Its central message is that in many cases, contrary to popular…
Dec 2004
Author(s): López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Serra, Pablo; Gertler, Paul; Schargrodsky, Ernesto; Anuatti, Francisco; Galiani, Sebastián; Chong, Alberto E.; Pombo, Carlos; Sturzenegger, Federico; Torero, Máximo; Machicado, Carlos Gustavo; Fischer, Ronald; Garrón, Mauricio; Macedo, Roberto; Capra, Katherina; Gutiérrez, Rodrigo; Ramírez, Manuel; Barossi-Filho, Milton; de Carvalho, Antonio Gledson
'Privatization in Latin America' evaluates the empirical evidence on privatization in a region that has witnessed an extensive decline in the state's share of production over the past…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Fischer, Ronald; Serra, Pablo
Este estudio analiza las privatizaciones de los servicios de saneamiento, electricidad y telecomunicaciones en Chile. Se evalúa la evolución de los servicios públicos desde su privatización, y por lo…
Apr 2004
Author(s): Fischer, Ronald
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper fills a void in the issue of determinants of privatization prices by concentrating in one industry across many countries. This has not been done before, as the literature has only focused…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Chong, Alberto E.
Should state-owned enterprises change chief executive officer before privatizing? We test competing views on this question by complementing a recently released database with newly collected data. We…
Nov 1997
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Fischer, Ronald; Galetovic, Alexander
This paper discusses privatization among investments in infrastructure. The goal of this paper is to present a new auction mechanism that solves many of the problems that have hindered the use of…