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?
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.
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 presents three different approaches to quantifying postive and negative “additionalities” of cross-border transport infrastructure developments in GMS economic corridors.
This paper explains hard and soft barriers to trade in South Asia by analyzing transport links and trade facilitation issues.
This paper analyzes the economic impacts of the Second Mekong International Bridge linking Mukdahan Province in Thailand with Savannakhet Province in the Lao People's Democratic Republic using a general equilibrium model.
We introduce and apply the concept of spillover effects to high-speed rail (HSR) development to formulate the economic impact on increasing the regional tax revenue.
This study examines the potential role of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program in improving aviation in the region.
This Publication uses computable general equilibrium (CGE) methods to address how infrastructure developments in SASEC might affect the region's broader economy and the impact on income distribution and poverty.
The study provides a quantitative analysis of the potential gains that would stem from improving efficiency in infrastructure spending in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality
This paper uses data from the world bank performance database and the electricity regulatory governance database using electricity company data to the develop the literature that explores the link between regulatory governance and sector performance.
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.
This paper analyses the outcomes from dynamic pricing of a utility on its profits, in the context of the utility facing competitive fringe, short-run network adjustment costs, theft of service, and the threat of a retaliatory regulatory review.
This report outlines benchmarking techniques, in order to improve the effectiveness of monitoring and evaluation in policy design
This report covers the state of play of technology in Southeast Asia, assess the foundation of Southeast Asia foundations for digital technology and looks at national and regulatory digital economy intiatives.
This paper analyses the impact of access to the Internet in China on firm peformance using econometric techiques, the paper looks into what aspects of firm performance were affected, what types of firm communication were facilitated, and what dimensions of the new communication medium were relevant.