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.
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.
Risk allocation is at the centre of every PPP transaction, and a deep understanding of the risk allocation arrangements is a precondition to the drafting of every successful PPP contract.
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.
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.
Financial viability support mechanisms help governments with limited budgetary resources and insufficient capacity deliver much-needed infrastructure and services.
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 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.
The aim of this PPP-Readiness Self-Assessment is to provide a diagnostic tool for identifying the key areas that governments need to address in order to involve the private sector more actively in the infrastructure development process.
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.
This ECN report focuses on the role played by the multilateral and bilateral institutions to fund and support Africa-based infrastructure projects.
The Global Agenda Council on Latin America have illustrated, through a series of brief case studies, the creativity and commitment displayed throughout the region in the design and execution of innovative public-private partnerships.