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It Really Doesn't Budge: The Water Sector At the Standstill

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  • Rubino Piero
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    The outcome of the 2011 Italian referendum on the scope of franchise bidding in local public services will exert a substantial bearing on the albeit slow opening of water sector in the years to come. The paper presents and discusses several findings which shed light on the long-lasting weakness of the sector. By looking at some of the undertakers basic economic features, investments in infrastructure, quality of supply and price-cost dynamics, it advocates the need for a clear-cut overhauling of the sector which is to be set within an independent regulatory framework.

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    Article provided by Società editrice il Mulino in its journal Economia dei Servizi.

    Volume (Year): (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 197-208

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    Handle: RePEc:mul:j1t56u:doi:10.2382/35523:y:2011:i:2:p:197-208

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    Keywords: water sector; regulation; public infrastructure; K23; L95.;

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