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First Name: Germà
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Last Name: Bel
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RePEc Short-ID: pbe104

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Homepage: http://www.ub.edu/graap/beling.htm
Postal Address: Germa Bel Dep. de Politica Economica-UB Avd. Diagonal 690 08034 Barcelona Spain
Phone: 34.93.4021946

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Working papers

  1. Germà Bel & Jordi Rosell, 2014. "“Public and Private Production in a Mixed Delivery System: Regulation, Competition and Costs”," IREA Working Papers 201418, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised May 2014.
  2. Germà Bel & Raymond Gradus, 2014. "“Effects of unit-based pricing on the waste collection demand: a meta-regression analysis”," IREA Working Papers 201420, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Jun 2014.
  3. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2014. "“When supply travels far beyond demand: Causes of oversupply in Spain’s transport infrastructure”," IREA Working Papers 201409, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Mar 2014.
  4. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2013. "“When supply travels far beyond demand: Institutional and regulatory causes of oversupply in Spain’s transport infrastructure”," IREA Working Papers 201312, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Jun 2013.
  5. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & R. Richard Geddes, 2012. "“Recovery Risk and Labor Costs in Public-Private-Partnerships: Contractual Choice in the U.S. Water industry”," IREA Working Papers 201222, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Dec 2012.
  6. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2012. "“Beyond pure public and pure private management models: Mixed firms in the European Airport Industry”," IREA Working Papers 201221, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Dec 2012.
  7. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & R. Richard Geddes, 2012. "“The determinants of contractual choice for private involvement in infrastructure projects in the United States”," IREA Working Papers 201220, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Dec 2012.
  8. Germà Bel, 2012. "Local Government Size and Efficiency in Capital Intensive Services: What Evidence is There of Economies of Scale, Density and Scope?," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1215, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
  9. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda & Melania Mur, 2011. "Privatization, cooperation and costs of solid waste services in small towns," IREA Working Papers 201111, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Jul 2011.
  10. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda & Melania Mur, 2011. "Why do municipalities cooperate to provide local public services? An empirical analysis," IREA Working Papers 201118, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Oct 2011.
  11. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel, 2010. "High-Speed Rail:Lessons for Policy Makers from Experiences Abroad," IREA Working Papers 201003, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Feb 2010.
  12. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2010. "Is it Redistribution or Centralization? On the Determinants of Government Investment in Infrastructure," Working Papers XREAP2010-15, Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP), revised Dec 2010.
  13. Germà Bel, 2010. "Infrastructure and nation building: The regulation and financing of network transportation infrastructures in Spain (1720-2010)," IREA Working Papers 201016, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Sep 2010.
  14. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & Joan Calzada, 2010. "Urban transport governance reform in Barcelona," IREA Working Papers 201009, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Jun 2010.
  15. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2010. "Does privatization spur regulation?Evidence from the regulatory reform of European airports," IREA Working Papers 201004, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Feb 2010.
  16. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel, 2010. "Speed limit laws in America: Economics, politics and geography," IREA Working Papers 201002, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Jan 2010.
  17. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel, 2009. "Factors explaining urban transport systems in large European cities: A cross-sectional approach," IREA Working Papers 200905, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Apr 2009.
  18. Germá Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2009. "Factors Explaining Charges in European Airports: Competition, Market Size, Private Ownership and Regulation," Working Papers 2009-31, FEDEA.
  19. Germa Bel & Daniel Albalate, 2009. "What shapes local public transportation in Europe? Economics, Mobility, Institutions, and Geography," RSCAS Working Papers 2009/34, European University Institute.
  20. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2009. "Intercontinental Fligths From European Airports: Towards Hub Concentration Or Not?," IREA Working Papers 200906, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Apr 2009.
  21. Germà Bel, 2009. "The First Privatization Policy In A Democracy: Selling State-Owned Enterprises In 1948-1950 Puerto Rico," IREA Working Papers 200915, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Jun 2009.
  22. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda & Mildred E. Warner, 2009. "Is Private Production of Public Services Cheaper than Public Production? A meta-regression analysis of solid waste and water services," IREA Working Papers 200923, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Oct 2009.
  23. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2009. "Privatization, Regulation And Airport Pricing: An Empirical Analysis For Europe," RSCAS Working Papers 2009/27, European University Institute.
  24. Germà Bel & Ferran Elias-Moreno, 2009. "Institutional Determinants of Military Spending," IREA Working Papers 200922, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Oct 2009.
  25. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda & Melania Mur, 2009. "¿Por qué se privatizan servicios en los municipios (pequeños)?Evidencia empírica sobre residuos sólidos y agua," IREA Working Papers 200908, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Apr 2009.
  26. Germa Bel, 2009. "From Public to Private: Privatization in 1920's Fascist Italy," RSCAS Working Papers 2009/46, European University Institute.
  27. Germa Bel, 2009. "THE FIRST PRIVATIZATION: SELLING SOEs AND PRIVATIZING PUBLIC MONOPOLIES IN FASCIST ITALY (1922-1925)," Working Papers in Economics 235, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.
  28. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2009. "Empirical analysis of solid management waste costs: Some evidence from Galicia, Spain," IREA Working Papers 200907, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Apr 2009.
  29. Daniel Albalate & Germa Bel, 2008. "Motorways, tolls and road safety.Evidence from European Panel Data," IREA Working Papers 200802, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Feb 2008.
  30. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2008. "Privatization and competition in the delivery of local services: An empirical examination of the dual market hypothesis," Working Papers XREAP2008-04, Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP), revised Apr 2008.
  31. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel, 2008. "Tourism and urban transport: Holding demand pressure under supply constraints," Working Papers XREAP2008-14, Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP), revised Dec 2008.
  32. Germà Bel & Elbert Dijkgraaf & Xavier Fageda & Raymond Gradus, 2008. "Similar problems, different solutions: Comparing refuse collection in the Netherlands and Spain," IREA Working Papers 200815, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Nov 2008.
  33. Daniel Albalate & Germa Bel, 2008. "Shaping urban traffic patterns through congestion charging: What factors drive success or failure?," IREA Working Papers 200801, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Jan 2008.
  34. Germà Bel & Melania Mur, 2008. "Intermunicipal cooperation and privatization of solid waste services among small municipalities in Spain," IREA Working Papers 200816, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Dec 2008.
  35. Xavier Fageda & Germa Bel, 2008. "Choosing hybrid organizations for local servicesdelivery: An empirical analysis of partial privatization," IREA Working Papers 200803, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Apr 2008.
  36. Xavier Fageda & Germa Bel, 2008. "Local privatization, intermunicipal cooperation,transaction costs and political interests: Evidence from Spain," IREA Working Papers 200804, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Apr 2008.
  37. Daniel Albalate & Germa Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2007. "Privatization and regulation of toll motorways in europe," IREA Working Papers 200704, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Mar 2007.
  38. Germà Bel & John Foote, 2007. "Comparison of Recent Toll Road Concession Transactions in the United States and France," Working Papers XREAP2007-11, Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP), revised Nov 2007.
  39. Daniel Albalate & Germa Bel, 2007. "Regulating Concessions of Toll Motorways, An Empirical Study on Fixed vs. Variable Term Contracts," IREA Working Papers 200706, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Mar 2007.
  40. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2006. "Factors explaining local privatization: A meta-regression analysis," Working Papers CREAP2006-03, Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP), revised Oct 2006.
  41. Germa Manel Bel Queralt, 2006. "Against the mainstream: Nazi privatization in 1930s Germany," Working Papers in Economics 162, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.
  42. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2005. "Preventing competition because of “solidarity”: Rhetoric and reality of airport investments in Spain," Public Economics 0511012, EconWPA.
  43. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2005. "Getting there fast: Globalization, intercontinental flights and location of headquarters," Urban/Regional 0511008, EconWPA.
  44. Germa Bel & Anton Costas, 2004. "Do public sector reforms get rusty? An empirical analysis on privatization of solid waste collection," Public Economics 0409014, EconWPA.
  45. Germa Bel & Antonio Miralles, 2004. "Machiavellian Taxation? The political economy of public service financing," Public Economics 0409013, EconWPA.
  46. Germa Bel & Francesc Trillas, 2004. "Privatization, Corporate Control and Regulatory Reform: The case of Telefonica," Finance 0409053, EconWPA.
  47. Germa Manel Bel Queralt, 2003. "Una exploracion completa de los costes de servicio de residuos solidos," Working Papers in Economics 107, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.
  48. Germa Manel Bel Queralt & Antonio Miralles, 2002. "Factors influencing privatization of urban solid waste collection: some evidence from Spain," Working Papers in Economics 74, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.
  49. Germa Manel Bel Queralt, 1999. "Share issue privatization and political objectives: do governments make a difference?," Working Papers in Economics 56, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.
  50. Germa Manel Bel Queralt, 1997. "Privatizacion y ofertas publicas de venta en Espana: costes indirectos y directos de la privatizacion," Working Papers in Economics 22, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.
  51. Germa Manel Bel Queralt, 1996. "Autovias y ferrocarriles: un modelo para evaluar efectos intermodales de la politica de infaestructuras," Working Papers in Economics 1, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.

Articles

  1. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2013. "Market power, competition and post-privatization regulation: Evidence from changes in regulation of European airports," Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(2), pages 123-141, June.
  2. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2012. "Beyond the efficiency-equity dilemma: Centralization as a determinant of government investment in infrastructure," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 91(3), pages 599-615, 08.
  3. Albalate, Daniel & Bel, Germà & Elias, Ferran, 2012. "Institutional determinants of military spending," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(2), pages 279-290.
  4. Albalate, Daniel & Bel, Germà, 2012. "Speed limit laws in America: The role of geography, mobility and ideology," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 46(2), pages 337-347.
  5. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel, 2012. "Motorways, tolls and road safety: evidence from Europe," SERIEs, Spanish Economic Association, vol. 3(4), pages 457-473, December.
  6. Daniel Albalate & Germà Bel, 2011. "Cuando La Economía No Importa: Auge Y Esplendor De La Alta Velocidad En España," Revista de Economia Aplicada, Universidad de Zaragoza, Departamento de Estructura Economica y Economia Publica, vol. 19(1), pages 171-190, Spring.
  7. Germ� Bel, 2011. "Infrastructure and nation building: The regulation and financing of network transportation infrastructures in Spain (1720--2010)," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 53(5), pages 688-705, August.
  8. Germá Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2011. "La reforma del modelo de gestión de aeropuertos en España: ¿Gestión conjunta o individual?," Hacienda Pública Española, IEF, vol. 196(1), pages 109-130, january.
  9. Bel, Germà, 2011. "The first privatisation policy in Latin America: selling state-owned enterprises in 1948-1950 Puerto Rico," Revista de Historia Económica, Cambridge University Press, vol. 29(02), pages 157-182, September.
  10. Germà Bel, 2011. "The first privatisation: selling SOEs and privatising public monopolies in Fascist Italy (1922--1925)," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 35(5), pages 937-956.
  11. Germ� Bel & Antonio Miralles, 2010. "Choosing between service fees and budget funding to pay for local services: empirical evidence from Spain," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 28(1), pages 54-71, February.
  12. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda & Melania Mur, 2010. "¿Por qué se privatizan servicios en los municipios (pequeños)? Evidencia empírica sobre residuos sólidos y agua," Hacienda Pública Española, IEF, vol. 192(1), pages 33-58, March.
  13. Albalate, Daniel & Bel, Germà, 2010. "What shapes local public transportation in Europe? Economics, mobility, institutions, and geography," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 46(5), pages 775-790, September.
  14. Germ� Bel & Xavier Fageda & Mildred E. Warner, 2010. "Is private production of public services cheaper than public production? A meta-regression analysis of solid waste and water services," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(3), pages 553-577.
  15. Germ� Bel, 2010. "Against the mainstream: Nazi privatization in 1930s Germany -super-1," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 63(1), pages 34-55, 02.
  16. Germa Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2009. "Preventing competition because of 'solidarity': rhetoric and reality of airport investments in Spain," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(22), pages 2853-2865.
  17. Germà Bel & Joan Calzada, 2009. "Privatization and Universal Service Obligations," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 165(4), pages 650-669, December.
  18. Germa Bel & Laia Domenech, 2009. "What Influences Advertising Price in Television Channels?: An Empirical Analysis on the Spanish Market," Journal of Media Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(3), pages 164-183.
  19. Albalate, Daniel & Bel, Germà, 2009. "Regulating concessions of toll motorways: An empirical study on fixed vs. variable term contracts," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 43(2), pages 219-229, February.
  20. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2009. "Factors explaining local privatization: a meta-regression analysis," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 139(1), pages 105-119, April.
  21. Germà Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2008. "Getting there fast: globalization, intercontinental flights and location of headquarters," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 8(4), pages 471-495, July.
  22. Germa Bel & Xavier Fageda, 2008. "Reforming the local public sector: economics and politics in privatization of water and solid waste," Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 11(1), pages 45-65.
  23. Germ� Bel & John Foote, 2008. "Tolls, Terms and Public Interest in Road Concessions Privatization: A Comparative Analysis of Recent Transactions in the USA and France," Transport Reviews, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(3), pages 397-413, August.
  24. Germ� Bel & Mildred Warner, 2008. "Challenging issues in local privatization," Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 26(1), pages 104-109, February.
  25. Germa Bel & Joan Calzada, 2007. "Access Pricing to a Digital Broadcasting Platform," Journal of Media Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(1), pages 29-53.
  26. Germa Bel & Anton Costas, 2006. "Do Public Sector Reforms Get Rusty? Local Privatization in Spain," Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 1-24.
  27. Germ� Bel, 2006. "Retrospectives: The Coining of "Privatization" and Germany's National Socialist Party," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 20(3), pages 187-194, Summer.
  28. Bel, Germà & Trillas, Francesc, 2005. "Privatization, corporate control and regulatory reform: the case of Telefonica," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 29(1), pages 25-51, February.
  29. Bel, Germi & Fageda, Xavier, 2005. "Is a Mixed Funding Model for the Highway Network Sustainable Over Time The Spanish Case," Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 187-203, January.
  30. Bel, Germà, 2004. "Estado ¿versus? Mercado/State ¿Versus? Market," Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 22, pages 231-249, Agosto.
  31. Germà Bel & Antonio Miralles, 2003. "Factors Influencing the Privatisation of Urban Solid Waste Collection in Spain," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 40(7), pages 1323-1334, June.
  32. Bel, Germa, 2003. "Confidence building and politics in privatization: some evidence from Spain," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 78(1), pages 9-16, January.
  33. Germa Bel, 2002. "Privatization: public offerings and political objectives," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(11), pages 1421-1432.
  34. Bel, Gema, 1998. "Privatization on the stock market: Sale at one go or sale in tranches?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 58(1), pages 113-117, January.
  35. Bel, Germà, 1997. "Changes in travel time across modes and its impact on the demand for inter-urban rail travel," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(1), pages 43-52, March.

Editor

  1. Revista de Economia Aplicada, Universidad de Zaragoza, Departamento de Estructura Economica y Economia Publica.

NEP Fields

47 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2004-05-02
  2. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (2) 2008-04-29 2009-07-11
  3. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2014-06-07
  4. NEP-EEC: European Economics (4) 2005-11-19 2008-02-09 2009-04-13 2009-04-13
  5. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2012-04-03
  6. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2010-02-20
  7. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (2) 2009-04-13 2011-07-21
  8. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (3) 2013-01-07 2013-06-09 2014-03-22
  9. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (11) 2004-09-30 2005-11-19 2008-02-09 2008-05-31 2008-12-14 2009-01-03 2009-04-13 2010-02-20 2010-02-20 2011-01-23 2012-04-03. Author is listed
  10. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2008-02-09
  11. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (7) 2004-09-30 2006-11-25 2007-01-28 2009-07-03 2010-01-16 2010-02-20 2012-07-14. Author is listed
  12. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 2008-04-29 2009-07-11
  13. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2009-07-11
  14. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (20) 2004-09-30 2004-09-30 2006-11-25 2007-01-28 2007-03-24 2007-03-24 2007-05-12 2008-04-15 2008-05-31 2008-11-25 2008-12-14 2009-10-17 2010-02-20 2010-02-20 2010-04-17 2010-07-31 2011-01-23 2012-04-03 2013-01-07 2014-06-07. Author is listed
  15. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2004-09-30 2008-05-31 2009-10-17 2010-02-20
  16. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2013-01-07
  17. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2013-01-07
  18. NEP-REG: Regulation (10) 2004-09-30 2007-03-24 2007-03-24 2009-07-11 2010-02-20 2010-02-20 2010-07-31 2011-07-21 2013-06-09 2014-06-07. Author is listed
  19. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (5) 2012-07-14 2013-01-07 2013-01-07 2013-06-09 2014-03-22. Author is listed
  20. NEP-TUR: Tourism Economics (3) 2005-11-19 2009-01-03 2009-04-13
  21. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (27) 2004-09-30 2005-11-19 2007-05-12 2007-11-24 2008-02-09 2008-02-09 2008-04-15 2008-04-29 2008-05-31 2008-12-14 2009-01-03 2009-04-13 2009-04-13 2009-04-13 2009-04-13 2009-07-11 2010-02-20 2010-02-20 2010-02-20 2010-02-20 2010-07-31 2011-01-23 2011-10-15 2012-04-03 2012-07-14 2013-06-09 2014-03-22. Author is listed

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