The Regulatory Challenges of the Brazilian Transportation Sector

39 Pages Posted: 8 Mar 2001

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Newton de Castro

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - Faculdade de Administracao e Ciencias Contabeis - FACC

Date Written: August 2000

Abstract

This paper identifies the main challenges regarding the regulation of the transportation sector in Brazil after the privatization phase that recently occurred. The complexities of the regulatory and institutional aspects of the transportation sector are emphasized with respect to the complementary and competitive elements that exist among suppliers, links and subsystems. The analysis focuses on ports, railways and highways subsectors.

Note: Paper available in Portuguese only.

Keywords: Transportation, regulation, Brazil

Suggested Citation

de Castro, Newton, The Regulatory Challenges of the Brazilian Transportation Sector (August 2000). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=259291 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.259291

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