Well-planned and prioritised infrastructure investment improves productivity, engenders competitiveness and contributes to long-term sustainable economic growth. Nevertheless, the extent of realising these benefits from infrastructure investment varies considerably across sectors, by regions and by level of regulatory and institutional maturity.
The 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report represents a milestone in the four-decade history of the series, with the introduction of the new Global Competitiveness Index 4.0.
The 2018 edition provides updated analysis to show what the latest data, technology trends and policy announcements.
The G20 Leaders endorsed the MDB Action Plan to Optimize Balance Sheets at the 2015 November Antalya meeting.
The Infrastructure Data Initiative, was launched to address the issue of establishing infrastructure as an asset class through data collection and improving the availability of infrastructure investment data.
Addressing Data Gaps in Long-term Investment: An Agenda for Research and Breaking Silos: Actions to Develop Infrastructure as an Asset Class and Address the Information Gap present actions that can be taken by governments in order to facilitate investment in infrastructure.
EDHEC Infrastructure Institute (EDHECinfra) has built the largest database of infrastructure investment data in the world.
The IPD Global Quarterly Infrastructure Direct Asset Index highlights the performance characteristics of the asset class and builds a track record which can be segmented by region, sector and other key metrics.
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) captures the flows of Official Development Finance (ODF) for infrastructure.
SOURCE is a collaboration of AfDB, ADB, BNDES, CAF, DBSA, EBRD, IsDB, IaDB, PPIAF, and the World Bank Group.
The Global Emerging Markets (“GEMs”) Risk Database Consortium is the world’s largest default and loss database for the emerging markets business of International Financial Institutions (“IFIs”).
PPP webinars presents trending topics on PPPs and infrastructure, as well as the latest tools for practitioners, case studies, and presentations from experts.
The 10-year-long Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) set out to substantially reduce impacts from natural disasters by 2015.
The database is the leading source of PPI trends in the developing world,covering projects in the energy, transport,telecommunications and water and sewerage sectors.
The Multi-Asset Infrastructure Index is a 50%/50% split between the Global Equity Infrastructure Index and the Global Bond Infrastructure Index.
SDG 6 seeks to ensure safe drinking water and sanitation for all, focusing on the sustainable management of water resources, wastewater and ecosystems, and acknowledging the importance of an enabling environment. The SDG 6 Data Portal brings together data on all the SDG 6 global indicators and other key social, economic and environmental parameters.
A practical guide for governments, informed by a country-lens review of leading practices
For this year’s edition, we reached out to more than 10,000 people in 10 major global cities to ask about their everyday experiences with infrastructure services. How satisfied and safe do they feel with their roads and bridges, rail services and utilities? How engaged are they in the decision-making processes for new projects that can improve lifestyles and drive new economic growth?
This PPIAF-funded report aims to discuss and disseminate information on how Islamic finance has been applied in infrastructure projects through PPP schemes, what the structural challenges and solutions are, and what can be done to deepen and maximise the use of Islamic finance for this purpose.