This study looks at the project practice in light of the strategy as declared in the sector paper. The main focus is on the first decade of the urban transport lending program (1972–82).
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.
This report discusses whether public-private partnerships (PPPs) are better than conventional public provision and can ensure proper maintenance, timely expansion, and less congestion.
This report examines the issues that need to be considered before the decision to proceed to costly expansions with long-life spans and a structural influence on the local and national economy, drawing insights from a major port expansion project in Chile.
The third global report by Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) and EDHEC Infrastructure Institute-Singapore reveals new investor insights on changing infrastructure markets.
This report provides a view on the Chongqing area and argues three dimensions of connectivity can be improved: physical (infrastructure) connectivity, digital connectivity, and economic integration with nearby areas, the report then provides a strategy on how to carry this out.
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 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 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 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.
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.
Infrastructure investment needs to be substantially increased in most developing and emerging economies to meet social needs and support more rapid economic growth.
This report gives an overview of the main types of government and market based instruments and incentives able to boost the mobilisation of financial resources to long-term investment.
This paper takes stock of existing indicators and points to recurrent issues affecting the mobilisation of greater investment in infrastructure.
This PPIAF-funded report aims to discuss and disseminate information on how Islamic finance has been applied in infrastructure projects through PPP schemes, what the structural challenges and solutions are, and what can be done to deepen and maximise the use of Islamic finance for this purpose.
This document reviews the definitions and elements of the good governance policies of a number of multilateral development institutions.
The G20/OECD report on G20 investment strategies demonstrates the various initiatives undertaken by the G20 countries to promote infrastructure investment.