Institutional dynamics of the Colombian electricity industry: proposals for a change
AbstractThis paper analyzes the institutional problems of the electrical industry in Colombia from the perspectives of neoinstitutionalism, regulation, agency models and contracts. Regulation is perceived as a set of interest groups that seeks wealt redistribution. This intervention involves multiple agencies which establish general policies, plan, regulate, control, and supervise. One of the outcomes of the paper is that the problem can be explained because of the country institutional tradition that involves all public powers. However, the own regulation activity, has consolidated on the basis of the economic reforms in the 1990s within a technologically complex industry where its market development has been less ambitious than expected.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía in its series Grupo Microeconomía Aplicada with number 025.
Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 2003
Date of revision:
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.udea.edu.co/portal/page/portal/portal/A.InformacionInstitucional/H.UnidadesAcademicas/A.Facultades/CienciasEconomicas
More information through EDIRC
Postal: Apartado Aéreo 1226, Medellín - Colombia
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing
- L5 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy
- L94 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Electric Utilities
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Carlos Andrés Vasco Correa).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.