This report reviews experiences with strategic infrastructure planning with a view to identifying international best practices.
The PFRAM, developed by the IMF and the World Bank, is an analytical tool to assess the potential fiscal costs and risks arising from PPP projects.
RAND researchers used a six-step scenario development process to develop two thought-provoking scenarios that address the future of mobility in the US in 2030. Three driving forces caused one path to emerge over another: (1) the price of oil, (2) the development of environmental regulation, and (3) the amount of highway revenues and expenditures.
What might one expect for the future of mobility in China in 2030? Mobility is defined as the ability to travel from one location to another, regardless of mode or purpose. RAND researchers used a six-step scenario development process to develop two thought-provoking scenarios that address this question.
This publication analyses the relationship between several infrastructure indicators and income inequality in urban areas of the People’s Republic of China.
This paper examines the evolution of infrastructure and the impact of infrastructure investment and public finance shocks on key development indicators and growth performance in the context of middle income countries.
This study analyses the direct and indirect links between cross-border infrastructural development and poverty reduction under the guise of transport, electricity and communication infrastructure.
This paper discusses the approaches that analyze the way in which new transport infrastructure may lead to the restructuring and rebalancing of local and regional economies through structural change and the relocation of activities.
This study is a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the linkages between governance, institutions, and regional infrastructure.
This technical note contains a methodology to promote the use of good corporate governance practices for water and sanitation enterprises (especially SOEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on IDB experiences and other relevant cases from network utilities.
The second volume of this report and looks at infrastructure statistics in Brazil and international benchmarks, regulatory policy issues, contract negotiations, and gives conclusions and policy implications on these topics.