Determinants of total efficiency in water utilities in Mexico

Gerardo Angeles-Castro, Laura Josselin Arriola-Barcenas, Carlos Bonifacio Baeza-Almaraz

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© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. By using panel data analysis across 368 water utilities in Mexico over the period 2010–2014, we find that small firms are more efficient than medium and large providers and that increasing production is associated with less efficiency. Billing, income collection and profitability are relevant factors to improve efficiency. Medium and large firms require to measure consumption by service with meters in order to increase efficiency, while small firms do not require it.
Idioma originalInglés estadounidense
Páginas (desde-hasta)1531-1534
Número de páginas1377
PublicaciónApplied Economics Letters
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 15 dic 2018

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Water utilities
Mexico
Small firms
Factors
Profitability
Income
Panel data analysis
Large firms

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Angeles-Castro, Gerardo ; Arriola-Barcenas, Laura Josselin ; Baeza-Almaraz, Carlos Bonifacio. / Determinants of total efficiency in water utilities in Mexico. En: Applied Economics Letters. 2018 ; pp. 1531-1534.
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