• 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 constraints
        • Flexibility Licenses and Property Rights
      • Improvement subject to Regulatory Constraints
        • Increase the spectrum allocation available to consumers
        • Generate more competitive markets
        • Basic Information based on mobile telephony in Latin America
        • Simulation results: Mobile Market in Latin America
      • Reforming the Regulatory Framework
        • The value of license flexibility
        • Relevant scenarios
          • The Toy Model as a Benchmark
          • Model 1: Spectrum Assigned to a Service
          • Model 2: Spectrum Assigned to a Firm
          • Model 3: Spectrum Assigned by the Market
          • Different Models of License Flexibility in Latin America
    • Conclusions
  • 29:34    |    
    Presentation of Wayne Leighton by Karen Cancinos
  • 30:32    |    
    The Consumer Welfare Gains of Guatemala´s Liberal Reforms
    • Introduction
    • 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 amateurs
        • Regulated bands
      • Illustration of a TUF
      • Differences between TUFs and Licenses
      • Allocation of TUFs
        • Spectrum allocation in El Salvador
        • TUFs 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.

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