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A Pro-Market Agenda for El Salvador

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  • Eduardo Engel

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This paper argues that, despite important productivity gains, reforms have benefited consumers much less than expected in El Salvador. Antitrust legislation, consumer protection and an adequate regulation of privatized utilities are central ingredients of a successful market economy. Major reforms that are needed in each one of these areas in El Salvador are described.

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Paper provided by Economic Growth Center, Yale University in its series Working Papers with number 904.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2005
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Handle: RePEc:egc:wpaper:904

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Keywords: Market reform; Antitrust legislation; Consumer protection; Privatization; Regulation of utilities;

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  1. Noll, Roger G., 1999. "Telecommunications Reform in Developing Countries," Working paper 527, Regulation2point0.
  2. Kaufmann, Daniel & Kraay, Aart & Zoido-Lobaton, Pablo, 1999. "Governance matters," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2196, The World Bank.
  3. Newbery, D., 1996. "Privatisation and Liberalisation of Network Utilities," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 9620, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
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