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Author Saleth, R. Maria, 1955-

Title 9781417523818: a cross-country analysis of institutions and performance / R. Maria Saleth , Ariel Dinar
Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : E. Elgar Pub., 2004


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Description xvi, 398 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Water challenge : an institutional diagnosis -- 2. Understanding institutions : nature, performance, and change -- 3. Existing literature : approaches, attempts, and limitations -- 4. Evaluating institutional linkages : toward an alternative -- 5. Analytical framework and empirical models -- 6. Empirical context : description and justification -- 7. Institutional changes in the water sector : a cross-country review -- 8. Institution-performance linkages : evidence and evaluation -- 9. Institution-performance linkages : robustness and contextuality -- 10. Institutional sequencing and packaging -- 11. Conclusions with implications for theory and policy -- App. Mathematical analog for impact-transmission channels
Summary "This book offers an authoritative review of the important linkages between institutions and performance in both general and water sector contexts. By laying the foundations for future research and policy in this field, it will be of particular relevance and value for institutional economists, natural resource and environmental economists, political scientists, policymakers, donor agencies, and students and scholars working on water-related issues."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "A co-publication with the World Bank."
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 366-383
Subject Water-supply -- Economic aspects.
Water-supply -- Political aspects.
Water resources development -- Economic aspects.
Water resources development -- Political aspects.
Author Dinar, Ariel, 1947-
World Bank.
LC no. 2004048262
ISBN 1843767775