This report sets out several of the recent advances, and suggests the most promising approaches, to the quantification and valuation of some of the wider economic benefits that flow from transport-related development.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) calculates the economic returns of its projects using internationally accepted methods.
This paper summarizes and expands the state-of-the-art understanding of the urbanization, development, environment, and inequality nexus.
This paper provides a review of the literature connecting housing, housing finance and the broader economy. It draws together work in these areas that are seldom part of the mainstream literature of economic development.
This paper studies the impacts of providing an efficient and affordable transport system within a country through the experience of the Philippines.
This paper discusses the approaches that analyze the way in which new transport infrastructure may lead to the restructuring and rebalancing of local and regional economies through structural change and the relocation of activities.
This is a study in 22 low- and middle-income countries in Asia revealing a strong positive relationship between social protection spending and health outcomes.
This paper provides a preliminary assessment of expected benefits of government-backed identification systems for firms across a variety of industries.
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.