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Inversión y productividad en la industria boliviana de la electricidad
[Investment and productivity in the bolivian electricity industry]


  • Barja, Gover


The document is an analytical report on the impact of structural reforms in the Bolivian electricity industry initiated in 1994-95. With the Capitalization Law, the Regulatory System Law and the Electricity Law in particular, the electricity industry experimented a new structure including an administered wholesale electricity market and a regulated retail market in distribution.

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  • Barja, Gover, 1999. "Inversión y productividad en la industria boliviana de la electricidad
    [Investment and productivity in the bolivian electricity industry]
    ," MPRA Paper 23461, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:23461

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    1. Barja, Gover, 1999. "Las reformas estructurales bolivianas y su impacto sobre inversiones
      [Bolivian structural reforms and their impact on investment]
      ," MPRA Paper 23479, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Gover Barja & Miguel Urquiola, 2003. "Capitalization, regulation and the poor: access to basic services in Bolivia," Chapters,in: Utility Privatization and Regulation, chapter 9 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Calderon, Cesar & Serven, Luis, 2004. "Trends in infrastructure in Latin America, 1980-2001," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3401, The World Bank.
    4. Nikolai Flexner, 2003. "Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in Bolivia, 1990- 1998," Macroeconomics 0309009, EconWPA, revised 19 Jan 2006.

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    Structural reform; Privatization; Regulation; Electricity industry;

    JEL classification:

    • L5 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy
    • L94 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Electric Utilities


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