A 'Research' Database on Infrastructure Economic Performance

152 Pages Posted: 23 Jul 2005  

Antonio Estache

Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)

Ana Goicoechea

World Bank

Date Written: June 2005

Abstract

Estache and Goicoechea present an infrastructure database that was assembled from multiple sources. Its main purposes are: (i) to provide a snapshot of the sector as of the end of 2004; and (ii) to facilitate quantitative analytical research on infrastructure sectors. The working paper includes definitions, source information and the most recent data available for 37 performance indicators that proxy access, affordability and quality of service. Additionally, the database includes a snapshot of 15 reform indicators across infrastructure sectors.

Suggested Citation

Estache, Antonio and Goicoechea, Ana, A 'Research' Database on Infrastructure Economic Performance (June 2005). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3643. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=757364 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.757364

Antonio Estache (Contact Author)

Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) ( email )

Ave. Franklin D Roosevelt, 50 - C.P. 114
Brussels, B-1050
Belgium
32 (0)2 6503838 (Phone)

Ana Goicoechea

World Bank ( email )

1818 H Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20433
United States

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