This book proposes a synthesis of several of the works carried out for the research program, as well as a comparison with other works treating a similar problem.
Infrastructure investment needs to be substantially increased in most developing and emerging economies to meet social needs and support more rapid economic growth.
The OECD DAC Blended Finance Principles for Unlocking Commercial Finance for the SDGs aims to ensure that blended finance is deployed in the most effective way to address the financing needs for sustainable development.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
The use of public-private partnerships to design, build and deliver infrastructure worldwide has grown significantly in the past decade.
The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), working with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), conducted a scenario-planning exercise to understand how a collection of 25 transformative trends—megatrends—could reshape the infrastructure industry in the future. The exercise involved surveying more than 400 practitioners across 70 countries on the certainty of direction, scale of impact and level of preparedness for the megatrends. The output of this exercise resulted in three scenarios and a set of implications for the infrastructure industry.