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32 p, 499.5 KB The environmental effects of changing speed limits : a quantile regression approach / Bel i Queralt, Germà, 1963- ; Bolancé Losilla, Catalina ; Guillén, Montserrat ; Rosell, Jordi, 1955- ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Two speed management policies were implemented in the metropolitan area of Barcelona aimed at reducing air pollution concentration levels. In 2008, the maximum speed limit was reduced to 80 km/h and, in 2009, a variable speed system was introduced on some metropolitan motorways. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2014 (XREAP ; 2014-09)  
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31 p, 172.3 KB Is it redistribution or centralization? On the determinants of government investment in infrastructure / Albalate del Sol, Daniel (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Bel i Queralt, Germà (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics) ; Fageda, Xavier, 1975- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
The dilemma efficiency versus equity, together with political partisan interests, has received increasing attention to explain the territorial allocation of investments. However, centralization intended to introduce or reinforce hierarchization in the political system has not been object as of now of empirical analysis. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2010 (XREAP ; 2010-15)  
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24 p, 287.6 KB Factors explaining local privatization : a meta-regression analysis / Fageda, Xavier, 1975- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Bel i Queralt, Germà (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Privatization of local public services has been implemented worldwide in the last decades. Why local governments privatize has been the subject of much discussion, and many empirical works have been devoted to analyzing the factors that explain local privatization. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-03)  
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42 p, 651.8 KB Comparison of recent toll road concession transactions in the United States and France / Bel i Queralt, Germà (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Foote, John (Harvard University) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Recent concessions in France and in the US have resulted in a dramatic difference in the valuation placed on the toll roads; the price paid by the investors in France was twelve times current cash flow whereas investors paid sixty times current cash flow for the U. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2007 (XREAP ; 2007-11)  
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35 p, 288.0 KB Privatization and competition in the delivery of local services : an empirical examination of the dual market hypothesis / Bel i Queralt, Germà (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Política Econòmica) ; Fageda, Xavier, 1975- (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Política Econòmica) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
This paper empirically analyses the hypothesis of the existence of a dual market for contracts in local services. Large firms that operate on a national basis control the contracts for delivery in the most populated and/or urban municipalities, whereas small firms that operate at a local level have the contracts in the least populated and/or rural municipalities. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2008 (XREAP ; 2008-04)  
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38 p, 230.8 KB Tourism and urban transport : holding demand pressure under supply constraints / Albalate del Sol, Daniel (Grup de Polítiques Públiques i Regulació Económica (IREA)) ; Bel i Queralt, Germà (Grup de Polítiques Públiques i Regulació Económica (IREA)) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Scholars and local planners are increasingly interested in tourism contribution to economic and social development. To this regard, several European cities lead the world rankings on tourist arrivals, and their governments have promoted tourism activity. [...]
2008 (XREAP ; 2008-14)  

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