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Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : recent developments and key challenges

Author: Marianne Fay; Mary Morrison
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2007.
Series: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Infrastructure.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book reviews Latin America's experience with infrastructure reform over the last fifteen years. It argues that the region's infrastructure has suffered from public retrenchment and unrealistic expectations about private involvement. Poor infrastructure now hampers productivity, growth, and poverty reduction. Addressing this requires more and better spending, and acceptance that governments remain central to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fay, Marianne.
Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2007
(DLC) 2006047623
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Fay; Mary Morrison
ISBN: 9780821366776 0821366777 0821366769 9780821366769
OCLC Number: 320323108
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 130 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Executive summary --
Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : some progress but not enough --
The issue: insufficient improvement in the management of too few resources --
Key challenges for infrastructure in the region --
Infrastructure coverage and quality in Latin America and the Caribbean --
Infrastructure investment needs --
Infrastructure investment in Latin America, 1980-2001.
Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Infrastructure.
Responsibility: Marianne Fay, Mary Morrison.
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