Winners and Losers from Utility Privatization in Argentina. Lessons from a General Equilibrium Model
AbstractThe economics rates of return for utility privatization projects in Argentina are very high, wheter or not distributional weights are considered. But there is a very high shadow price for regulatory activity, which tends to be ignored in most privatization exercises. And how serious a government is about the fair distribution of gains from reform is reflected in how serious it is about regulation.
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General Equilibrium Model; economics rates; utility privatization; regulatory activity;
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- Chisari, Omar & Estache, Antonio & Romero, Carlos, 1997. "Winners and losers from utility privatization in Argentina : lessons from a general equilibrium model," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1824, The World Bank.
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- D50 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - General
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