Project preparation is a critical enabler of infrastructure development and has been identified as a key pillar in the G20’s strategic roadmap to develop infrastructure as an asset class.
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.
This paper reviews the current status of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) intervention on PPP in Brazil, including a stakeholder survey on the performance of the Brazilian PPP program.
This report reviews the major approaches for assessing national and regional economic benefits, as well as the potential distributional implications of transport induced benefits.
The Committee on Revisiting and Revitalizing the PPP model of Infrastructure Development submitted its report to the Finance Ministry (Government of India) on November 19, 2015.
The new renewable sources, such as sun or wind, show a specific set of characteristics such as geographical and temporal variability that challenge their integration into traditional energy systems to supply electricity.
This second report of the Business Working Group, "Managing transnational infrastructure programmes in Africa - Challenges and best practices", identifies the key hurdles that have to be overcome.
This publication discusses financial viability support in the global landscape of infrastructure finance.
This paper compares and contrasts the experience of institutional investors in the two countries looking at factors such as infrastructure policies, the pension system, investment strategies and governance of pension funds.
In February 2013, Transport for London commissioned Oxford Economics and York Aviation to prepare a technical note on the economic value of connectivity by air as part of the Mayor s Aviation Work Programme during 2012-13.
Oxford Economics, in cooperation with the Organization of American States (OAS), has published a report on the TIR System as an example of a best practice for facilitating intermodal transport in Latin American Countries.
This paper provides an overview of the IaDB-designed approach to monitoring rural water supply service delivery.
This report evaluates recent developments regarding public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Latin America.
The objective of the Diagnostic is to provide strategic, customized advice to client countries so they can make informed decisions in determining an operational plan for their PPP program, the choice of public investment vis-à-vis PPP, and type of PPP.
This report presents a selection methodology that proposes a common language with clear economic, technical, social and regional criteria to identify infrastructure projects with the potential for acceleration.
The report identifies and illustrates three critical success factors that governments should be aware of and should seriously consider for their operations and mainteance strategies.
The World Economic Forum publishes a Financial Development Index annually, which measures and analyses the factors enabling the development of financial systems among different economies.
The Nabarro Infrastructure Index is a composite index, based on empirical and verifiable sources, which have been aggregated and weighted for application to listed countries to provide a unique tool to assist in the decision-making process.
OECD Investment Policy Reviews present an overview of investment trends and policies in the countries reviewed, using the OECD Policy Framework for Investment to assess the climate for domestic and foreign investment at sub-national, national or regional levels. They then propose actions for improving the framework conditions for investment and discuss challenges and opportunities for further reforms.
This ECN report focuses on the role played by the multilateral and bilateral institutions to fund and support Africa-based infrastructure projects.