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Author Brown, Ashley C., 1946-

Title Handbook for Evaluating Infrastructure Regulatory Systems
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 397 pages)
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Abbreviations; Executive Summary; Tables; Chapter 1 Evaluating the Effectiveness of Infrastructure Regulatory Systems: A Framework and Rationale; Chapter 2 Approaches to Evaluating Regulatory Effectiveness; Figure; Chapter 3 Benchmarks for Regulatory Governance: Key Principles and Critical Standards; Chapter 4 Transitional Regulatory Systems and Criteria for Evaluating Them; Boxes; Chapter 5 How to Recognize Good and Bad Regulation: Regulatory Decisions and Sector Outcomes
Summary More than 200 new infrastructure regulators have been created around the world in the last 15 years. They were established to encourage clear and sustainable long-term economic and legal commitments by governments and investors to encourage new investment to benefit existing and new customers. There is now considerable evidence that both investors and consumers--the two groups that were supposed to have benefited from these new regulatory systems--have often been disappointed with their performance. The fundamental premise of this book is that regulatory systems can be successfully reformed only
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-377) and index
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Subject Electric utilities -- Government policy -- Developing countries.
Electric utilities -- Developing countries -- Finance.
Electric utilities -- Developing countries -- Management.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Government policy -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Stern, Jon.
Tenenbaum, Bernard William.
LC no. 2006045422
ISBN 0821365797
0821365800 (electronic bk.)
9780821365809 (electronic bk.)