J. Luis Guasch

World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)

Lead Specialist

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Improving Logistics Costs for Transportation and Trade Facilitation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4558
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Julio A. Gonzalez, J. Luis Guasch and Tomas Serebrisky
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Economic Theory & Research, E-Business, Banks & Banking Reform, Transport and Trade Logistics

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The Costs and Benefits of Regulation: Implications for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1773
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
J. Luis Guasch and Robert W. Hahn
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and University of Oxford, Smith School
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The Impact of Privatization on the Performance of the Infrastructure Sector: The Case of Electricity Distribution in Latin American Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3936
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Luis Alberto Andres, Vivien Foster and J. Luis Guasch
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)
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Economic Theory & Research,Energy Production and Transportation, Public Sector Economics & Finance, Labor Markets, Science Education

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Renegotiation of Concession Contracts in Latin America

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 02-7; USC CLEO Research Paper No. C02-22; and World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Nov 2002
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), University of Southern California - Department of Economics (Deceased) and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Renegotiation, Concession contracts, Regulation, LDCs

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Assessing the Impact of the Investment Climate on Productivity Using Firm-Level Data: Methodology and the Cases of Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3621
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 14 Jul 2005
Álvaro Escribano and J. Luis Guasch
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics and World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)
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Price Caps, Efficiency Payoffs and Infrastructure Contract Renegotiation in Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3129
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Antonio Estache, J. Luis Guasch and Lourdes Trujillo
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado
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Regulatory Governance and Sector Performance: Methodology and Evaluation for Electricity Distribution in Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4494
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and World Bank
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National Governance, Infrastructure Regulation, Governance Indicators, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets

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Do Regulation and Institutional Design Matter for Infrastructure Sector Performance?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4378
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Private Participation in Infrastructure, Infrastructure Economics, Infrastructure Regulation

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Assessing the Impact of Infrastructure Quality on Firm Productivity in Africa: Cross-Country Comparisons Based on Investment Climate Surveys from 1999 to 2005

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5191
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Álvaro Escribano, J. Luis Guasch and Jorge Pena
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics, World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Economic Theory & Research, E-Business, Labor Policies, Infrastructure Economics

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Assessing the Governance of Electricity Regulatory Agencies in the Latin American and the Caribbean Region: A Benchmarking Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4380
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), World Bank and World Bank
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National Governance, Governance Indicators, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Country Strategy & Performance, Banks & Banking Reform

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Inventories in Developing Countries: Levels and Determinants - a Red Flag for Competitiveness and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2552
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
J. Luis Guasch and Joseph Kogan
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and Lehman Brothers, New York
Downloads 195 (154,642)
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Infrastructure Concessions in Latin America: Government-Led Renegotiations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3749
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), University of Southern California - Department of Economics (Deceased) and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Multidimensionality and Renegotiation: Evidence from Transport-Sector Public-Private-Partnership Transactions in Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4665
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Debt Markets, Infrastructure Economics, E-Business, Emerging Markets

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Just-in-Case Inventories: A Cross-Country Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
J. Luis Guasch and Joseph Kogan
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and Lehman Brothers, New York
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Total Strangers or Soul Mates? Antidumping and Competition Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1958
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sarath Rajapatirana and J. Luis Guasch
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)
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Innovative and Absorptive Capacity of International Knowledge: An Empirical Analysis of Productivity Sources in Latin American Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5931
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)
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Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, E-Business, Foreign Direct Investment, Emerging Markets

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Empirical Econometric Evaluation of Alternative Methods of Dealing with Missing Values in Investment Climate Surveys

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5346
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Álvaro Escribano, Jorge Pena and J. Luis Guasch
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)
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E-Business, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Economic Theory & Research, Information Security & Privacy, Information and Records Management

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Entrepreneurship Capital and Technical Efficiency: The Role of New Business / Firms as a Conduit of Knowledge Spillovers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5739
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Leopoldo Laborda, J. Luis Guasch and Daniel Sotelsek
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Economic Theory & Research, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Labor Policies, E-Business, Knowledge for Development

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Competitiveness in Central America: The Road to Sustained Growth and Poverty Reduction

Center for Global Development Working Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), Center for Global Development and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Central America, Sustainable Growth, Poverty Reduction, Competitiveness

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Renegotiation of Infrastructure Concessions: An Overview

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 77, No. 4, pp. 479-493, December 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
J. Luis Guasch and Stéphane Straub
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Overdraft Facility Policy and Firm Performance: An Empirical Analysis in Eastern European Union Industrial Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6101
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Leopoldo Laborda Castillo and J. Luis Guasch
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)
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Access to Finance, Environmental Economics & Policies, Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies

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Investment Climate Assessment in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand: Results from Pooling Firm-Level Data

The Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 335-366, 2009
Posted: 25 Apr 2010
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics, World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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Total factor productivity, investment climate, firms' perceptions, robust econometric methodology, demean Olley and Pakes decomposition, cross-country comparisons