Forecasting the demand for privatized transport : what economic regulators should know and why

This overview of issues that regulators should be aware of in demand forecasting discusses challenges that come with the decision to privatize transport, the perverse incentives introduced when privatization teams use strategic demand forecasts to evaluate assets, the most cpmmon problems with deman...

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Main Author: Trujillo, Lourdes
Corporate Author: World Bank Institute Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division
Other Authors: Estache, Antonio, Quinet, Emile
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC World Bank, World Bank Institute, Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division 2000, [2000]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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