00:01    |    
Initial credits
00:20    |    
Presentation of Roberto Muñoz by Karen Cancinos
01:26    |    
Videoconference: The mobile phone industry in Latin America and the differences across countries in reform of spectrum use
Spectrum allocation in Latinoamerica
Technological Explanation
Market Based Explanation
Regulatory Explanation
Market Based Hypothesis
More evidence on spectrum allocation
How can we improve over the current situation in Latin America?
Types of improvements Regulatory constraintsFlexibility Licenses and Property Rights
Improvement subject to Regulatory Constraints Increase the spectrum allocation available to consumersGenerate more competitive marketsBasic Information based    on mobile telephony in Latin AmericaSimulation results: Mobile Market in Latin America
Reforming the Regulatory Framework The value of license flexibilityRelevant scenarios The Toy Model as a BenchmarkModel 1: Spectrum Assigned to a ServiceModel 2: Spectrum Assigned to a FirmModel 3: Spectrum Assigned by the MarketDifferent Models of License Flexibility in Latin America
29:34    |    
Presentation of Wayne Leighton by Karen Cancinos
30:32    |    
The Consumer Welfare Gains of Guatemala´s Liberal Reforms
The importance of the Guatemalan Spectrum Privatization Experiment
Proof of concept
Reformed by legislation
Offers evidence for understanding optimal property rights regime
Brief History of Guatemala´s Reforms
Three categories of spectrum allocation in Guatemala Reserved bands for government Reserved bands for amateursRegulated bands
Illustration of a TUF
Differences between TUFs and Licenses
Allocation of TUFs Spectrum allocation in El SalvadorTUFs Auctioned and Traded in Guatemala
Results of the Reform: Mobile Telephony
Best Suscriber Growth Rate
Lowest Mobile Telephony Rates
Spectrum Allocation to Mobile Telephony in Latin America
The value of spectrum liberalization: significant low prices
Market Share of Mobile Telephony
Consumer Welfare Gains
Broadcast: The Perennial Special Case
Problems with the Guatemalan Experiment
Pirate Radio
Political Discretion
Lessons for Policymakers
The Overlooked Lesson
57:50    |    
Presentation of Linda Wellstein by Karen Cancinos
58:55    |    
Comments by Linda Wellstein
Importance of the reform: An example for Caribbean Countries
United Nations Goal: Wireless Communication
Impact of the Guatemalan Reform in Mexico
01:04:04    |    
Questions and comments
About the three scenarios that you present, where would you find United States and the European Union?
Leighton: Can you provide especific examples about how broadcasting licensing is managed?
Comment over the impact of Telecommunication in Western Guatemala
Comment about the European Liberalization
Final words by Leighton
Final words by Linda Wellstein
01:18:24    |    
Final credits




Guatemala’s Liberal Reforms: The Economic Results

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Guatemala's Liberal Reforms: The Economic Results
Roberto Muñoz, Wayne Leighton, Linda Wellstein

Friedrich A. Hayek Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, June 9th, 2005

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, June 2005
Camera 1: Jorge Samayoa; camera 2: Alexander Arauz; digital editing: Alexander Arauz; index: Christiaan Ketelaar; publication: Pedro David España

Roberto Muñoz es profesor investigador del Programa Telecom, del Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), México. Es experto en…

Wayne Leighton es profesor de Proceso Económico en el Centro Henry Hazlitt de la Universidad Francisco Marroquín. Anteriormente, fue consejero…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín