Forecasting the demand for privatized transport: what economic regulators should know and why
Lourdes Trujillo, Emile Quinet, Antonio Estache, World Bank Institute. Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division
World Bank, World Bank Institute, Governance, Regulation, and Finance Division, 2000 - Business & Economics - 35 pages
This overview of issues that regulators should be aware of in demand forecasting discusses challenges that come with the decision to privatize transport, the perverse incentives introduced when privatization teams use strategic demand forecasts to evaluate assets, the most cpmmon problems with demand forecasting, the reasons that demand forecasting matters, and how to think about demand forecasting in the context of regulation.
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