Telecommunications privatization and tari ! rebalancing : evidence from Latin America

@inproceedings{Ros2000TelecommunicationsPA,
  title={Telecommunications privatization and tari ! rebalancing : evidence from Latin America},
  author={Agustin J. Ros and Aniruddha Banerjee},
  year={2000}
}
Using panel data on 23 countries, we "nd a positive and statistically signi"cant relationship between privatization and network expansion and e$ciency in the Latin American region. We also "nd that excess demand for basic service is strongly and negatively related to tari! rebalancing, suggesting that an increase in residential service prices can mitigate unmet demand for basic service in the Latin American region by, in the long run, increasing the supply of main lines. According to our… CONTINUE READING

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