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- DIW Berlin German Institute for Economic Research Berlin University of Technology Workgroup for Infrastructure Policy (WIP) Dresden University of Technology Chair for Energy Economics

Dates:October 08-08, 2005
Description:4th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research Regulation and organizational Models in Infrastructure Sectors - Vertical Dis- / Integration, Privatization, Concessions and PPP
Location:Berlin, Germany
Subject:In recent years, a variety of organizational models for infrastructure have been developed, tested, succeeded/failed, and been re-launched. Among the standard policies have been privatization and unbundling of formerly vertically integrated industries; more recently, concessions for specific parts of the value-added chain and public-private-partnerships (PPP) have gained momentum. All these organizational forms imply specific forms of contracts between agents, implying specific problems inherent to such relationships (as analyzed by transaction cost and principal-agent theory). This years Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research addresses theoretical and practical experiences with different organizational models in (regulated) infrastructure sectors. [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:L


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