• 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

New Media  | 09 de junio de 2005  | Vistas: 46


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…

Wayne Leighton es profesor de Proceso Económico en el Centro Henry…


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