Archive pour janvier 2014

Contract Renewal as an Incentive Device. An Application to the French Urban Public Transport Sector

Axel Gautier et Anne Yvrande-Billon 2013- Contract Renewal as an Incentive Device. An Application to the French Urban Public Transport Sector, Review of Economics and Institutions. Vol. 4(1).  Abstract: In the French urban public transport industry, services are often delegated to a private firm by the mean of a fixed-term regulatory contract.  This contract specifies the duties of…

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Les évaluations économiques en appui à la gestion de l’eau et des milieux aquatiques

Maria Salvetti  Publication de l’ONEMA, Coll. Comprendre pour Agir, n°8. Abstract: Qu’il s’agisse de caractériser, en termes socio-économiques, les usages de l’eau sur un territoire ou qu’il s’agisse d’évaluer les coûts et impacts environnementaux d’un programme de mesures ou d’un projet, les analyses économiques sont désormais parties intégrantes des processus de réflexion et d’élaboration de l’action…

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Corporatization and the Behavior of Public Firms: How Shifting Control Rights Affects Political Interference in Water Prices

Michael Klien 2013 Corporatization and the Behavior of Public Firms: How Shifting Control Rights Affects Political Interference in Water Prices, Review of Industrial Organization. Abstract: As an alternative to privatization, corporatization implies shifting control rights from politicians to managers—through the creation of a separate legal entity—while ownership remains with the government. Even though corporatized firms are fairly…

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The network efficiency rate: a key performance indicator for water services asset management?

Numéro: 2014-1 Maria Salvetti – The network efficiency rate: a key performance indicator for water services asset management? Abstract: In France, good governance of public water and sanitation services revolves around the definition and monitoring of performance indicators designed as steering tools and targeting results. Among the 29 statutory performance indicators, the network efficiency rate plays a key…

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