Benefit-cost analysis (BCA) is a valuable and widely used tool. To reduce the odds of misuse, this report probes some important methodological issues, especially as they relate to transport projects.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has promoted employment-intensive public and community works programmes as a major means of job creation and poverty alleviation in developing countries.
The Project Readiness Assessment (PRA) is a standardized tool managed and financed by the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF).
This paper studies the impacts of providing an efficient and affordable transport system within a country through the experience of the Philippines.
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 paper examines what factor facilitates most network expansion using micro data from 45 fixed-line and mobile telephone operators in 18 African countries by looking into network externailties and discriminatory pricing.
The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet availability from the Brazil school census, the study analyses Brazil's "internetrollout" and its impact on the employee wages and industry employment.
This is a study in 22 low- and middle-income countries in Asia revealing a strong positive relationship between social protection spending and health outcomes.