Stay Public or Go Private?: a Comparative Analysis of Water Services between Quito and Guayaquil

@article{Carrillo2007StayPO,
  title={Stay Public or Go Private?: a Comparative Analysis of Water Services between Quito and Guayaquil},
  author={Paul E. Carrillo and Orazio Bellettini and Elizabeth Coombs},
  journal={Urban Economics \& Regional Studies eJournal},
  year={2007}
}
This paper computes several indicators of water coverage, quality, and prices in Ecuador’s two largest cities: Quito and Guayaquil—both before and after the privatization of water services in Guayaquil. The type of data sources that are used make it possible to specifically control for income and, thus, to evaluate changes in water provision, particularly among the poor. These indicators provide useful information about how certain water-related services have changed over time and facilitate… 
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