Chris Heathcote, Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub The first few weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration have been dominated by early efforts to deliver on some of his most contentious election promises. While the world watches every pronouncement and, indeed, every tweet, there is hope that attention will soon turn to one of his pledges on which there was consensus, a massive and long-overdue infrastructure overhaul across the United States.
The Mediterranean Hot Spots Investment Programme (MeHSIP) is a European Union programme providing direct technical advice and support to promoters for the preparation of investment projects in the water and environmental sectors of the Southern Mediterranean countries.
MED 5P can fund legal, technical and financial advisory services for the preparation of an individual PPP project.
The Global Infrastructure Hub is today launching its new online tool, InfraCompass, to guide governments on how to create the best conditions for infrastructure delivery. Find the tool at: infracompass.gihub.org
A competitive product market environment that allows new firms to challenge incumbents, efficient firms to grow, and inefficient ones to exit, can help boost economic growth and living standards.
World Bank Open Data provides free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe.
OECD Stat includes data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies.
IMF provides data on Macro-economic conditions, including World Economic Outlook, Government Finance Statistics and International Financial Statistics.
The primary source of information on private participation in infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries. It contains more than 25 years of data on private participation in infrastructure in 137 countries. The data set includes information on more than 5,000 infrastructure projects.
The aim of this paper is to construct indicators that measure the strength of policies aimed at preserving and promoting market competition by empowering antitrust and sectoral authorities. The indicators, which cover both general and sector-specific competition policies, extend previous OECD work covering economy-wide and sector-specific regulations that restrict competition and promote governance.
The report gives an overview of funded and private pension systems worldwide and outlines the latest developments.
The United Nations Tops the A.T.Kearney FDI Confidence Index for the 6th year in a row. This enduring attractiveness is likely in large part because the US is the largest market in the world.
Benchmarking Public Procurement provides comparable data on regulatory environments that affect the ability of private companies to do business with governments in 77 economies.
The Public Accountability Mechanisms Initiative provides assessments of countries' in-law and in-practice efforts to enhance the transparency of public administration and the accountability of public officials.
The FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index) measures statutory restrictions on foreign direct investment in 58 countries, including all OECD and G20 countries, and covers 22 sectors.
The OECD's interactive database contains the most up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful measures of FDI available in the world today. The database now includes new detail on FDI by partner country and by industry.
It gives a snapshot of key development indicators for a country related to its macroeconomic profile, global integration, and social outlook. Compare the indicator value for each country with the regional average.
The Principal Global Indicators dataset provides internationally comparable data for the Group of 20 Economies (G-20) and economies with systemically important financial sectors.