! ! The Role of the State in Large-Scale Hydropower Development Perspectives from Chile, Ecuador, and Perú by Patricio Zambrano-Barragán B.A. in Political Science Yale University New Haven, CT (2005) Submitted to the Department of Urban Studies and Planning in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master in City and Regional Planning at the MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY September 2012 © 2012 Patricio Zambrano-Barragán. All Rights Reserved The author here by grants to MIT the permission to reproduce and to distribute publicly paper and electronic copies of the thesis document in whole or in part in any medium now known or hereafter created. Author_________________________________________________________________ Department of Urban Studies and Planning Date: Certified by ____________________________________________________________ Professor Lawrence Susskind Department of Urban Studies and Planning Thesis Supervisor Accepted by____________________________________________________________ Professor Alan Berger Department of Urban Studies and Planning Chair, MCP Committee! !