Cochabamba water privatization

Video 63 of 245 from the course: Development Economics
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This case has been one linchpin of the anti-privatization, anti-globalization movement.  But what are the real lessons?

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The problem is that currently in Cochabamba the situation is worst than ever. Government accuses of "sabotage" but the truth is that the projects of investment are made with an incredible lack of proficiency, very few projects are executed as planned, most of them are successively amended and many never executes because of groups of special interest pressure. politic surpasses any technical decision and the most damaged are the poorest, as usual.

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The names are actually Nickson & Vargas.

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