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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 7691.

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    Date of creation: Feb 2007
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    Keywords: Finance and Financial Sector Development - Non Bank Financial Institutions Economic Theory and Research Macroeconomics and Economic Growth - Investment and Investment Climate Transport Economics Policy and Planning Infrastructure Economics and Finance - Private Participation in Infrastructure Transport;

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    1. Jordan Schwartz & José Luis Guasch & Gordon Wilmsmeier, 2009. "Logistics, Transport and Food Prices in LAC: Policy Guidance for Improving Efficiency and Reducing Costs," IDB Publications 9324, Inter-American Development Bank.

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