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Editors: Gisele Ferreira Tiryaki and André Luís Mota dos Santos (Department of Economics, Universidade Federal da Bahia/UFBA, Brazil)
Book Description:
The quality of infrastructure services is key to the production and trade of goods and services, contributing to the productivity and competitiveness of an economy. Efficient infrastructure services also promote the wellbeing of the population by boosting labor productivity. Altogether, infrastructure investment tends to promote greater economic growth. Infrastructure provision involves investments in capital intensive assets with long term maturity and high levels of sunk costs. Thus, identifying the risk factors and barriers to the efficient provision of energy, transport, telecommunication and water services, as well as designing policies conducive to such initiatives are essential.

Macroeconomic stability, improved governance institutions, and appropriate regulatory measures are some of the aspects which need to be addressed in order to avoid infrastructure bottlenecks that compromise long term economic growth. Political and regulatory matters are particularly relevant to the performance of infrastructure initiatives, especially to those that involve private sponsors, due to the large scale and scope of economies that are often present in most infrastructure ventures.

This book aims to provide a thorough review of the fundamental issues being currently discussed with regards to initiatives in infrastructure sectors. Relying on statistical and econometric analyses, as well as on case studies and in depth literature surveys, this text hopes to provide a diagnostic of the relevant aspects to be addressed when planning and executing long term infrastructure investments. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. The Institutional and Regulatory Environment for Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies (pp. 1-14)
(Fernanda Ruiz-Nuñez and Zichao Wei)

Chapter 2. Governance Institutions and the Investment Costs of Non-Conventional Renewable Energy Generation in Developing Countries (pp. 15-38)
(Daiana Dalla Vecchia and Gisele Ferreira Tiryaki)

Chapter 3. Electric Power Generation in Brazil: Evaluating the Regulation Model’s Basic Assumption (pp. 39-68)
(Maurício Marins Machado and Maria da Conceição S. de Sousa)

Chapter 4. Tapping the Bounty: Challenges to Restore the Investments in the Brazilian Oil Industry (pp. 69-102)
(Edmar de Almeida, Luciano Losekann and Breno Medeiros)

Chapter 5. Natural Resources and Economic Growth: An Analysis of the Municipalities Located at the State of Bahia, Brazil (pp. 103-120)
(Luiz Gustavo Araújo da Cruz Casais e Silva, André Luís Mota dos Santos and Rodrigo Carvalho Oliveira)

Chapter 6. Demand for Public Transportation and the Design of Optimal Public Policies (pp. 121-136)
(Leticia Klotz, André Trindade and Edmilson Varejão)

Chapter 7. Using Optimisation and Machine Learning to Validate the Value of Infrastructure Investments (pp. 137-182)
(Rodolfo García-Flores, Soumya Banerjee and George Mathews)

Chapter 8. Funding and Financing for Wastewater and Sanitation Infrastructure in South Africa: Pricing, Tariffs and Operational Efficiency (pp. 183-214)
(Cornelius Ruiters and Maselaganye P. Matji)

About the Editors (pp. 215-216)

Index (pp. 217)

Total Pages: 220

   Series:
      Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2018 - June
   ISBN: 978-1-53613-900-6
   Status: AV
  
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