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          Policy Alternatives in Reforming Power Utilities in Developing Countries: A Critical Survey (English)
          Discussion paper by Alberto Gabriele / UNCTAD, 2004, 25 pages
          Categories: Commodities, Competition Policy

          What: Given the importance of energy to all aspects of development, this paper examines the liberalization and privatization of energy utilities before going on to suggest some alternative policies based on the experiences of a number of countries. The paper provides short case studies of energy reforms including Chile, Brazil, Argentina, China and India. The paper also provides a number of reference materials for more in-depth reading. Who: Anyone interested in the impact of liberalization on development in particular key public utilities. How: Could be used as a key reading or the basis of a presentation on reform of the energy sector and the impact of liberalization.