Vivien Foster

World Bank

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

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)
Downloads 635 (44,130)
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Economic Theory & Research,Energy Production and Transportation, Public Sector Economics & Finance, Labor Markets, Science Education

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Paying the Price for Unreliable Power Supplies: In-House Generation of Electricity by Firms in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4913
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Jevgenijs Steinbuks
World Bank and Purdue University - Center for Global Trade Analysis
Downloads 420 (74,102)
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Energy Production and Transportation, Infrastructure Economics, Power & Energy Conversion, E-Business, Energy Technology & Transmission

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Is Cost Recovery a Feasible Objective for Water and Electricity? The Latin American Experience

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3943
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Tito Yepes
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 297 (109,805)
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Infrastructure Economics, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Public Sector Management and Reform, Regional Governance, Urban Governance and Management

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The Distributional Incidence of Residential Water and Electricity Subsidies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3878
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Oct 2006
World Bank, Georgetown University, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 271 (120,927)
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Economic Theory & Research, Tax Law, Energy Production and Transportation; Urban Water Supply and Sanitation, Town Water Supply and Sanitation

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Private Provision of Rural Infrastructure Services: Competing for Subsidies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3365
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Does Infrastructure Reform Work for the Poor? A Case Study from Guatemala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3185
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Caridad Araujo
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 226 (145,227)
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Nigeria's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5686
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Nataliya Pushak
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Public Sector Economics, E-Business, Town Water Supply and Sanitation

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Making Sense of Africa's Infrastructure Endowment: A Benchmarking Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4912
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tito Yepes, Justin R. Pierce and Vivien Foster
World Bank, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Urban Slums Upgrading, Urban Services to the Poor, Banks & Banking Reform, Infrastructure Regulation

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Cost Recovery, Equity, and Efficiency in Water Tariffs: Evidence from African Utilities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5384
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Research Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 194 (167,617)

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Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Infrastructure Economics, Urban Water Supply and Sanitation, Water Supply and Systems, Energy Production and Transportation

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Ethiopia's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5595
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Elvira Morella
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Public Sector Economics, Banks & Banking Reform, Town Water Supply and Sanitation

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Information and Modeling Issues in Designing Water and Sanitation Subsidy Schemes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2345
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster, Andres Gomez-Lobo and Jonathan Halpern
World Bank, University of Chile - Department of Economics and Georgetown University
Downloads 162 (196,396)

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Congo, Democratic Republic of - the Democratic Republic of Congo's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5602
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Daniel Benitez
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 140 (221,591)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Public Sector Economics, Banks & Banking Reform, Energy Production and Transportation

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The Sadc's Infrastructure: A Regional Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5898
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rupa Ranganathan and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 135 (228,018)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Airports and Air Services, Infrastructure Economics, Transport and Trade Logistics, Roads & Highways

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Ghana's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5600
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Nataliya Pushak
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 133 (230,785)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Energy Production and Transportation, Water Supply and Systems

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Does Infrastructure Reform Work for the Poor? A Case Study on the Cities of La Paz and El Alto in Bolivia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3177
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Osvaldo Irusta
World Bank and World Bank
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Toward a Social Policy for Argentina's Infrastructure Sectors: Evaluating the Past and Exploring the Future

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3422
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster
World Bank
Downloads 130 (234,875)
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Uganda's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5963
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rupa Ranganathan and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Infrastructure Economics, E-Business, Water Supply and Systems

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Energy Access Scenarios to 2030 for the Power Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa

FEEM Working Paper No. 68.2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Nov 2011
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United Nations - United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), International Atomic Energy Agency, The Energy Center, World Bank, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, affiliation not provided to SSRN, KTH Technical University, World Bank, African Union Commission, Southern African Power Pool, University College Cork and United Nations - Environment Programme (UNEP)
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energy access, power system planning, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Angola's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5813
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Nataliya Pushak and Vivien Foster
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 87 (309,935)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Energy Production and Transportation, Economic Theory & Research

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Trends in Household Coverage of Modern Infrastructure Services in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4880
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Population Policies, Urban Water Supply and Sanitation, Urban Slums Upgrading, Urban Services to the Poor

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Ecowas's Infrastructure: A Regional Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5899
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rupa Ranganathan and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 83 (319,061)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Airports and Air Services, Infrastructure Economics, Transport and Trade Logistics, Roads & Highways

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Zambia's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5599
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Carolina Dominguez
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 79 (328,514)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Energy Production and Transportation, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Banks & Banking Reform

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Sierra Leone's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5713
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Nataliya Pushak and Vivien Foster
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 74 (341,163)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Energy Production and Transportation, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Public Sector Economics

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East Africa's Infrastructure: A Regional Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5844
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rupa Ranganathan and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 71 (349,108)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Airports and Air Services, Infrastructure Economics, Transport and Trade Logistics, Common Carriers Industry

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Malawi's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5598
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Maria Shkaratan
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 69 (354,609)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Banks & Banking Reform, Energy Production and Transportation, Town Water Supply and Sanitation

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Cameroon's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5822
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Carolina Dominguez and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Energy Production and Transportation, Banks & Banking Reform

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Liberia's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5597
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Nataliya Pushak
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Energy Production and Transportation, Public Sector Economics, E-Business

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Is Low Coverage of Modern Infrastructure Services in African Cities Due to Lack of Demand or Lack of Supply ?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4881
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Currencies and Exchange Rates, Economic Theory & Research, Geographical Information Systems, Markets and Market Access

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Eccas's Infrastructure: A Regional Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5857
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rupa Ranganathan and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Airports and Air Services, Roads & Highways, Transport and Trade Logistics

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Cote D'Ivoire's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5594
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivien Foster and Nataliya Pushak
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Public Sector Economics, Energy Production and Transportation, Banks & Banking Reform

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The Central African Republic's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5697
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Carolina Dominguez and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Energy Production and Transportation, Infrastructure Economics, E-Business

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Benin's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5689
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Carolina Dominguez and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 37 (465,874)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Public Sector Economics, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Economic Theory & Research

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Charting the Diffusion of Power Sector Reforms Across the Developing World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8235
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 08 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Energy Policies & Economics

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Utility Subsidies as Social Transfers: An Empirical Evaluation of Targeting Performance

Development Policy Review, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 659-679, November 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Oct 2007
World Bank, Georgetown University, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Niger's Infrastructure: A Continental Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5698
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Carolina Dominguez and Vivien Foster
World Bank and World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Infrastructure Economics, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Water Supply and Systems, Energy Production and Transportation

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Falling Short: A Global Survey of Electricity Tariff Design

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9174
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2020
Vivien Foster and Samantha Helen Witte
World Bank and World Bank
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Cost Recovery and Financial Viability of the Power Sector in Developing Countries: Insights from 15 Case Studies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9136
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Energy and Extractives Global Practice, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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