Sanford V. Berg

University of Florida - Department of Economics

Distinguished Service Professor, Economics

Gainesville, FL 32611-7140

United States

http://www.cba.ufl.edu/purc/facultyinfo.asp?WEBID=1260

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

State-Owned Enterprises: Nwsc's Turnaround in Uganda

African Development Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 305-334, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2009
Silver Mugisha and Sanford V. Berg
National Water and Sewerage Corporation and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Quantitative Studies of Water and Sanitation Utilities: A Literature Survey

Water Policy, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
Sanford V. Berg and Rui Cunha Marques
University of Florida - Department of Economics and Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST)
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benchmarking, water and sanitation utilities, literature survey

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Using Internal Incentive Contracts to Improve Water Utility Performance: The Case of Uganda's NWSC

Water Policy, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 271-84
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Silver Mugisha, Sanford V. Berg and William T. Muhairwe
National Water and Sewerage Corporation, University of Florida - Department of Economics and National Water and Sewerage Corporation
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Market Performance of Chinese Telecommunications: New Regulatory Policies

Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 28, pp. 715-732, October-November 2004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2008
Liangchun Yu, Sanford V. Berg and Qing Guo
Economics College, University of Florida - Department of Economics and Economics College
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Telecommunications, Institutional Reform, China, Competition Policy

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Pro-Poor Water Service Strategies in Developing Countries: Promoting Justice in Uganda's Urban Project

Water Policy, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 589-601
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2014
Sanford V. Berg and Silver Mugisha
University of Florida - Department of Economics and National Water and Sewerage Corporation
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Water Utility Optimisation, Pro-poor Connections, Prepaid Meters, Cost Recovery, Africa, Uganda

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Public-Private Partnership Contracts: A Tale of Two Cities with Different Contractual Arrangements

Public Administration, Vol. 89, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jul 2012
Rui Cunha Marques and Sanford V. Berg
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST) and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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public-private partnerships, water utilities, concessions, mixed companies, contract design

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(When) to Build or Not to Build?: The Role of Uncertainty in Nuclear Power Expansion

Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 174-214, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2013
Lynne Holt, Paul Sotkiewicz and Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida - Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Conflict Resolution: Benchmarking Water Utility Performance

Public Administration and Development, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1-11, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Feb 2008
Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Department of Economics
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benchmarking, conflict resolution, water, sanitation, infrastructure

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Regulation of State-Owned and Privatized Utilities: Ukraine Electricity Distribution Company Performance

Journal of Regulatory Economics, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 259-87
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2009
Sanford V. Berg, Chen Lin and Valeriy Tsaplin
University of Florida - Department of Economics, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Incentive regulation, state-owned and privatized utilities, Data Envelopment Analysis

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Risks, Contracts and Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 137, No. 11, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jul 2012
Rui Cunha Marques and Sanford V. Berg
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST) and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Contracts, Private Sector Participation, Public-Private Partnerships, Risks, Water Utilities, Infrastructure

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Measuring and Mitigating Regulatory Risk in Private Infrastructure Investment

The Electricity Journal, Vol.18, No. 6, pp. 36-45, 2005
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Mark A Jamison, Lynne Holt and Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida - Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Telecommunications Liberalization and Regulatory Governance: Lessons from Latin America

Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 24, No. 10, pp. 865-84, November 2000
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Luis H. Gutierrez and Sanford V. Berg
Universidad del Rosario and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Consistency in Performance Rankings: The Peru Water Sector

Applied Economics, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 793-805, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2009
Sanford V. Berg and Chen Lin
University of Florida - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Water Utility Performance, Data Envelopment Analysis, Stochastic Frontier Analysis

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Regulation and Corporate Corruption: New Evidence from the Telecom Sector

Forthcoming. Journal of Comparative Economics
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2012
Sanford V. Berg, Liangliang Jiang and Chen Lin
University of Florida - Department of Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Telecommunications, Regulation, Corruption

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Incorporating Service Quality into Yardstick Regulation: An Application to the Peru Water Sector

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 53-75, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Chen Lin and Sanford V. Berg
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Yardstick regulation, Service quality, DEA, Malmquist productivity index

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The Changing Electric System Architecture

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Lynne Holt, Theodore Kury, Sanford V. Berg and Mark A Jamison
University of Florida - Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida - Department of Economics and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center
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Benchmarking Central American Water Utilities

Utilities Policy, Vol. 17, Nos. 3-4, pp. 267-275
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
Maria L. Corton and Sanford V. Berg
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Performance Indicators, DEA, Total Factor Productivity, Benchmarking

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Networks of Regulatory Agencies as Regional Public Goods: Improving Infrastructure Performance

Review of International Organizations, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 179-200, June 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2009
Jacqueline Horrall and Sanford V. Berg
Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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regional public goods, regulatory networks, infrastructure, collective action

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Mechanisms to Mitigate Regulatory Risk in Private Infrastructure Investment: A Survey of the Literature

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Feb 2010
Mark A Jamison, Lynne Holt and Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida - Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Universal Service Subsidies and Cost Overstatement: Evidence from the U.S. Telecommunications Sector

Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 35, No. 7, pp. 583-591
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2011
Sanford V. Berg, Liangliang Jiang and Chen Lin
University of Florida - Department of Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Telecommunications, High Cost Subsidies, Universal Service

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A Meta-Regression Analysis of Benchmarking Studies on Water Utilities Market Structure

Forthcoming. Utilities Policy
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2014
Pedro Carvalho, Rui Cunha Marques and Sanford V. Berg
Center for Management Studies (CEG-IST), Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST) and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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economies of scale, economies of scope, meta-regression analysis, water utilities

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Promoting High Performance in SOEs: Lessons from Africa

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
William T. Muhairwe and Sanford V. Berg
National Water and Sewerage Corporation and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Public Service Provision, Infrastructure Reform, Water Utility, Uganda

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Revisiting the Strengths and Limitations of Regulatory Contracts in Infrastructure Industries

Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 334-342, December 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Rui Cunha Marques and Sanford V. Berg
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST) and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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regulation by contract, bidding documents, contract design, risk, monitoring

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International Infrastructure: Neglected at Our Peril

Shandong University Review of Industrial Economics, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 84-101, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Feb 2008
Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Water Sector Regulation in Small Island Developing States: An Application to Cape Verde

Water Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2012
Rui Cunha Marques, Pedro Simoes and Sanford V. Berg
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Centre for Management Studies (CEG-IST), affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Benchmarking, Cape Verde, Regulation, Water Sector, Yardstick Competition

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Characterizing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Regulatory Institutions

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Aug 2012
Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Telecommunications Policy: Alliances, Interconnection, and Universal Service

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Sanford V. Berg and Mark A Jamison
University of Florida - Department of Economics and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center
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Incentives for Cost Shifting and Misreporting: U.S. Rural Universal Service Subsidies, 1991-2002

Information Economics and Policy, Vol. 23, No. 3-4, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2012
Sanford V. Berg, Liangliang Jiang and Chen Lin
University of Florida - Department of Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Telecommunications, High Cost Subsidies, Universal Service

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Developments in Best Practice Regulation: Process vs. Performance

The Electricity Journal, Vol. 13, No. 6, 2000
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Nuclear Power Expansion -Thinking About Uncertainty

The Electricity Journal, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Aug 2012
Lynne Holt, Paul Sotkiewicz and Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida - Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Sensitivity Analysis of Efficiency Rankings to Distributional Assumptions: Applications to Japanese Water Utilities

Forthcoming. Applied Economics
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2012
Shinji Yane and Sanford V. Berg
St. Andrew’s University and University of Florida - Department of Economics
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stochastic production frontier models, Japanese water utilities, heteroscedasticity

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Strategic Adaptations: Lessons from U.S. Electricity Industry in the 20th Century

The Electricity Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jul 2012
Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Lessons in Electricity Market Reform: Regulatory Processes and Performance

The Electricity Journal, Vol. 11, No. 5, 1998
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Department of Economics
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Electricity Deregulation and Re-Regulation: The Role of Basic Industry Conditions

Infrastructure Journal, January 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Sanford V. Berg
University of Florida - Department of Economics
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