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 report identifies and illustrates three critical success factors that governments should be aware of and should seriously consider for their operations and mainteance strategies.
Given the pivotal role of public finance agencies in scaling up climate finance, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have a major role to play in mainstreaming climate change and in providing finance in an effective, catalytic manner.
This report seeks to identify key capital markets instruments that can help mobilize institutional investors to infrastructure and small and medium enterprises (SME) financing in emerging market economies (EMEs).
The Infrastructure Investment Policy Blueprint offers a practical set of recommendations for governments on attracting private capital for infrastructure projects while creating clear social and economic value for their citizens.
This report primarily focuses on the lessons of International Finance Institutions experience in three areas.
Infrastructure investment needs to be substantially increased in most developing and emerging economies to meet social needs and support more rapid economic growth.
This paper takes stock of existing indicators and points to recurrent issues affecting the mobilisation of greater investment in infrastructure.
The objective of this survey-based study was to understand the main problems encountered by pension funds when investing in infrastructure.
This report sets out several recent advances and describes efforts to improve the quality of Transport Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and its applicability to decision-making.
Large-scale port projects have big impacts on the local economy and affect the way that the regional and national economy operates, with major implications for investment in regional transport systems.
G20 Leaders endorsed the High Level Principles on Long-Term Investment Financing by Institutional Investors in September 2013, which is intended to help governments facilitate and promote long-term investment by institutional investors.
The G20/OECD Checklist consists of a list of questions and issues that represent an effort to develop an evaluation tool to help those countries who wish to self-assess their long-term investment (LTI) strategy and policy framework and more.
An updated Checklist on Long-term Investment Strategies and Institutional Investors stresses on issues related to the identification of long-term investment needs.
This taxonomy developed by OECD maps out investment options available to private investors, identifying channels through which they can invest in infrastructure projects.
This Guidance note provides a set of selected voluntary policy recommendations that seek to help governments in tackling challenges related to mobilising private financing for infrastructure and SMEs.
The report “Making Blended Finance work for the SDGs” supports the OECD DAC blended principles for unlocking commercial finance for SDGs and further sharpens their focus on the deployment of development and commercial finance on the objectives of development.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
This paper has been prepared for the 2016 Plenary Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, which focuses on building quality infrastructure for Africa’s development. Its intention is to provide background information, and guide participants for a better understanding of the topics to be covered the plenary meeting.