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- WIP Workgroup for Economic and Infrastructure Policy at Berlin University of Technology; Institute for Economic Policy Research (IWW) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; German Institute for Economic Research - DIW Berlin

Dates:October 07-08, 2011
Description:10th Conference on Applied Infrastructure Research - INFRADAY - Ś“Institutional Models in Infrastructure Sectors Ś– Conceptual Issues and Empirical EvidenceŚ”
Location:Berlin, Berlin University of Technology (TU Berlin), Germany
Subject:Papers Ś– theoretical or applied Ś– may address, amongst others, the following issues: I. Cross-sectional topics - Organizational models for infrastructure sectors: vertical integration vs. unbundling, concessions, role of public ownership etc. - Regulation of liberalized infrastructure sectors, policy experiences so far, future options - Long-term planning vs. short-term optimization for Ś“sustainableŚ” infrastructure - Competition vs. regulation in network industries and infrastructure - Financing and investment: private, public, PPP, optimal support schemes - Innovation demand-pull vs. technology-push - Environmental issues, climate policy, emissions trading, renewables, CCTS, taxes, etc. II. Sectoral analyses and case studies - Transport (e.g. railways, highways, airports, shipping) - Energy (e.g. electricity, gas, renewables, electro mobility, hydrogen) - Water (transmission and distribution, supply and wastewater, water and development) - Telecommunication & Internet - Waste (packaging waste, municipal waste, WEEE, collection schemes, recycling [gemŐ_ŐŔ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:L


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