Dec 2012
Author(s): Tissot, Roger
This discussion paper presents a survey of the changes in Latin America's energy consumption over the last 30 years, before considering the trends that will affect the region in the coming…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Mares, David R.
This paper examines the potential for shale gas in Latin America, and the technical and institutional obstacles to the industry's development. The first part of the paper analyzes the…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio;Pesaran, M. Hashem;Rebucci, Alessandro;Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Navajas, Fernando
This presentation discusses the experience of natural gas infrastructure integration in the Southern Cone of Latin America. Topics include public goods and contracting, natural gas crisis in the…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Aubert, Cécile;Laffont, Jean-Jacques;Serra, Pablo;Bondorevsky, Diego;Petrecolla, Diego;García, Alfredo;Beato, Paulina;Wood, David;Tomiak, Richard;Millán, Jaime;Fuente, Carmen;Cisnal de Ugarte, Salomé;Fernández-Ordóñez, Miguel A.
During the last decade, Latin American countries have brought about important reforms in infrastructure services based both on private sector participation for enhancing internal efficiency and…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Bondorevsky, Diego;Petrecolla, Diego
The purpose of this paper is to take a closer look at the process of natural gas market integration in the Southern Cone of South America. More specifically, the paper examines infrastructure and…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Beato, Paulina;Fuente, Carmen
This paper is devoted to examining the scope, outcomes and shortcomings of reforms aimed at introducing competition in the production, transport, distribution and retail segments of the gas industry…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;Navajas, Fernando;Urbiztondo, Santiago
This paper (IFM-115) evaluates a set of contractual adjustments, renegotiations and disputes that have taken place in different public utility industries in Argentina since 1991, considering: 1)…