After four decades of little or not growth, the Jamaican economy is expected to grow at 1-2% over the medium term. The country is confronted by serious social issues that predominantly affect youth, such as high levels of crime and violence and high unemployment.
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A global market of $60 billion a year,
by Jae So and Ben Shin. Company approaches, by Jae So and
Ben Shin. Back to the future - the potential in
infrastructure priv... Show More +atization, by Michael Klein and Neil
Roger. Franchising and privatization, by Antony W. Dnes.
Concessions -- the way to privatize infrastructure sector
monopolies, by Pierre Guislain and Michel Kerf. The real
world of power sector regulation, by Bernard Tenenbaum. A
template for power reform, by David M. Newbery. Competitive
contracting for privately generated power, by Robert Bacon.
The dynamics of independent power - IPPs seed top-to-bottom
reform, by Elliot Roseman and Anil Malhotra. Reshaping power
markets - lessons from Chile and Argentina, by R. Peter
Lalor and Hernan Garcia. The England and Wales electricity
model - option or warning for developing countries? by John
E. Besant-Jones. Restructuring the power sector - the case
of small systems, by Robert Bacon. International power
interconnections - moving from electricity exchange to
competitive trade, by J.P. Charpentier and K. Schenk.
Subscribing to monopoly - the telecom monopolist's
lexicon revisited, by Peter Smith. End of the line for the
local loop monopoly? Technology, competition, and investment
in telecom networks, by Peter Smith. Regulating
telecommunications - lessons from U.S. price cap experience,
by Jeffrey H. Rohlfs. Testing for regulatory capture -
regulating telecoms in the U.K., by Antony W. Dnes.
Restructuring regulation of the railroad industry, by
Ioannis N. Kessides and Robert D. Willig. Privatizing
airports - options and case studies, by Ellis J. Juan.
Tradable property rights to water, by Mateen Thobani.
Regulating water companies, by Michael Klein and Timothy
Irwin. The Guinea water lease - five years on, by Penelope
J. Brook Cowen. Sydney's water - a suitable case for
private treatment? by Ross Chapman and Sandy Cuthbertson.
Mitigating commercial risks in project finance, by Jeff
Ruster. Mitigating project risks - World Bank support for
government guarantees, by Philippe Benoit. Private power
financing - from project finance to corporate finance, by
Karl G. Jechoutek and Ranjit Lamech. The World Bank
contribution to private participation in infrastructure, by
Omer Karasapan. Private infrastructure - a bibliography, by
Omer Karasapan. Show Less -
Barge-mounted diesel generators (BMDs)
can represent a useful addition to the array of power
generation technologies suitable for developing countries.
Where they h... Show More +ave been adopted, BMDs have proved highly
successful and a relatively low-cost option with low risks
for the operator. They are appropriate only for certain
circumstances, however. This note introduced BMD generation
by describing the technology, explaining why it may or may
not be an attractive option, and highlighting cases in which
it is likely to be a strong rival to more usual
alternatives. Some experience with BMDs in developing
countries is also reviewed. Show Less -