Mexico

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Promoting Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies Through Consumer Education: Results From a Field Experiment in Mexico

March 2020

AbstractWe report on the results of a field experiment in Puebla, Mexico that informed randomly-selected households facing a nonlinear price schedule about how different electricity-consuming...

Oil and Governance: State-owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply

January 2012

National oil companies (NOCs) produce most of the world’s oil and natural gas and bankroll governments across the globe.

Exporting the 'Norwegian Model': The effect of administrative design on oil sector performance

June 2011

AbstractNorway has administered its petroleum resources using three distinct government bodies: a national oil company engaged in commercial hydrocarbon operations; a government ministry to direct...

The Limits of Institutional Design in Oil Sector Governance: Exporting the Norwegian Model

February 2010

Norway has made a point of administering its petroleum resources using three distinct government bodies: a national oil company (NOC) engaged in commercial hydrocarbon operations; a government...

The Void of Governance: An Assessment of Pemex's Performance and Strategy

April 2008

Mexico's Petróleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, is the world's third-ranked company by oil production.

Political Economy of Power Sector Reform: The Experiences of Five Major Developing Countries

March 2007

Over the last fifteen years the world's largest developing countries have initiated market reforms in their electric power sectors from generation to distribution.

The Obsolescing Bargain Redux: Foreign Investment in the Electric Power Sector in Developing Countries

December 2006

As part of PESD's ongoing research on power sector reform, the program has focused on the special role of independent power projects (IPPs).

IPP Study Case Selection and Project Outcomes: An Additional Note

October 2006

During 2004-06, the Program on Energy & Sustainable Development undertook a study of the experience of independent power producers ("IPPs") in developing countries.

The Effects of Power Sector Reform on Energy Services for the Poor

December 2005

This report examines the connections, if any, between efforts to enhance development through electrification of the world's poorest households with the parallel efforts to introduce market forces...

IPP Experience in the Brazilian Electricity Market, The

October 2005

The Brazilian energy sector reform followed a textbook model from early 1990s Latin America - specifically Chile and Argentina - premised on introducing competition to the wholesale power market...

Private Power Production in Mexico: A Country Study

August 2005

Experience with Independent Power Projects (IPPs) in Developing Countries: Interim Report, The

February 2005

This paper presents interim findings of "The Experience with Independent Power Producers in Developing Countries," a research project being conducted by the Program on Energy and Sustainable...

Experience with Independent Power Projects (IPPs) in Developing Countries: Introduction and Case Study Methods, The

April 2004

Starting in the late 1980s many nations began to reform their electric power markets away from state-dominated systems to those with a greater role for market forces.

Mexican Electricity Sector: Economic, Legal and Political Issues, The

November 2003

This chapter aims to explain the motivations and strategies for reform in the Mexican electricity sector.

Designing Competitive Wholesale Markets for Latin American Countries

June 2003

 Executive Summary The purpose of this paper is to present a general framework for electricity market design in Latin American Countries (LACs) that addresses the current problems facing...