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Energy for Development

Twenty-first Century Challenges of Reform and Liberalization in Developing Countries

Rangaswamy Vedavalli
 

Energy for Development

A pioneering study on energy sector reform and liberalization in developing countries.

Imprint: Anthem Press
Hardback
ISBN 9781843312239
March 2007 | 509 Pages | 234 x 155mm / 9.2 x 6.1 | 100+ tables and graphs
 
PRICE:  £75.00  /  $120.00  Buy from Amazon.co.uk  Buy from Amazon.com
 
 
9781843312239

About This Book

'An important book for the energy community worldwide. Essential reading for everyone involved in global energy issues, particularly those pertaining to developing countries.' —Dr Hisham Khatib, Honorary Vice Chairman, World Energy Council, Past Minister of Energy and Planning (Jordan)

'A timely, lucid and comprehensive review of energy needs in non-OPEC developing countries, with focus on accessible, affordable and reliable energy for development.' —Dr Yaga Venugopal Reddy, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

'A book that should be mandatory reading for all government, industry and other stakeholder interests in global energy policy development and implementation.' Jack Siegel, Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy and Chair, Fossil Fuel Working Party, International Energy Agency

This comprehensive text offers a rare and insightful investigation into the energy sector of the developing world. ‘Energy for Development’ provides comparative case studies of countries going through the reform process, evaluates reform experience, discusses the lessons that can be learned and identifies challenges faced by these countries at the national and global level. A topical and timely book which seeks to explore the anxieties and insecurities of the global energy sector since 2001.

Readership: An indispensable book for students of development economics looking for a fresh approach to the subject.

Author Information

Rangaswamy Vedavalli is the former World Bank Principal Economist and Manager of Energy Operations.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations; List of Tables; List of Boxes; Preface; 1. The challenge of increasing access to energy for development; 2. Changing global energy industry: implications for developing countries; 3. Energy financing in developing countries in the pre- and post-1990s: towards energy sector reform and liberalization; 4. Whither energy sector reform and liberalization in developing countries? A reality check; 5. Energy sector reform and liberalization: case studies; 6. Energy sector reform and liberalization and energy for the poor; 7. Energy sector liberalization in developing countries: lessons and twenty-first century challenges; 8. The way forward; Bibliography; Index