The performance of an urban road system can be defined according to different thematic areas such as traffic flow, accessibility, maintenance and safety, for which the scientific literature proposes different measurement indicators.
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.
This report addresses the critical question: how can the public and private sectors build successful partnerships?
This report uses data from the PPI Database to analyze broad trends of PPP investment in infrastructure from 1991 to 2015.
By delivering efficient, cost-effective and innovative maintenance services, well-designed output and performance-based road maintenance contracts can help maintain road assets and achieve value-for-money.
This paper develops a port productivity and efficiency analysis of all developing regions between 2000 and 2010, using both parametric and nonparametric approaches.
ndustry 4.0 can be characterized by the integration of autonomous robots and machinery and other smart technologies. It is a move toward smart technology in manufacturing with a focus on connectivity.
The paper looks at the consequences of Technological disruption in construction for infrastructure-investment managers.
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.
This report reviews experiences with strategic infrastructure planning with a view to identifying international best practices.
The exercise is part of an annual ranking of the PPP context across countries undertaken by the World Bank group.
PFRAM is a tool that assesses potential fiscal costs and risks arising from PPP projects.
The Project Readiness Assessment (PRA) is a standardized tool managed and financed by the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF).
The World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) examined eight water utility PPPs.
The IMF has compiled a suite of analysis, research, diagnostic tools, country reports, data sets, and other resources on the importance of public investment as a catalyst for economic growth.
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.
The goal of this paper is to estimate the additional annual spending required for meaningful progress on the SDGs in these areas. Our estimates refer to additional spending in 2030, relative to a baseline of current spending to GDP in these sectors.
This paper discusses some of the main challenges in developing a robust and viable project pipeline to address the daunting infrastructure needs facing many countries worldwide.
This paper examines investments - in the form of equity or debt in direct investments to infrastructure. The reason for focusing on direct investment is twofold. First, the overall analysis of debt and equity capital markets for infrastructure exceeds the scope of this study and involves instruments that trade on regulated stock and bond markets. Second, the analysis of direct investments by private investors in listed infrastructure enables us to focus more on the risk analysis process that these investors typically perform when approaching an investment.
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.