This report summarizes the transport sector profile, challenges, and the way forward in Armenia.
This publication establishes the building blocks to enable Bhutan to achieve its vision for transport. The vision is ambitious and reflects the changing socioeconomic development of the country.
This transport sector assessment of Georgia is a working document that helps inform the development of country partnership strategy.
This publication is a guide for the government and donors in allocating and programming future funds to raise the efficiency of Afghanistan’s transport system.
The efficient movement of goods and people provides Central Asia with the tools for sustainable economic growth, according to the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020.
This paper studies the impacts of providing an efficient and affordable transport system within a country through the experience of the Philippines.
This paper presents three different approaches to quantifying postive and negative “additionalities” of cross-border transport infrastructure developments in GMS economic corridors.
This report provides a discussion on the relevance of measuring greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide (CO2).
This Publication uses computable general equilibrium (CGE) methods to address how infrastructure developments in SASEC might affect the region's broader economy and the impact on income distribution and poverty.
This paper explains hard and soft barriers to trade in South Asia by analyzing transport links and trade facilitation issues.
This document outlines the strategy for Central Asia it envisions rail transport to become a mode of choice for trade: quick, efficient, accessible, and easy to use throughout Central Asia.
This study analyses the direct and indirect links between cross-border infrastructural development and poverty reduction under the guise of transport, electricity and communication infrastructure.
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.
The Asian Journal Special Issue on High-Speed Rail (HSR) Services in Asia provides an overview of the impacts of HSR infrastructure in Asia and explains how investment in HSR brings significant socio-economic changes.
The World Bank undertook a comprehensive assessment of South Asia’s container ports to support South Asian governments and stakeholders in the sector. It sought to understand the links between performance and its drivers and costs and to identify whether and how performance might be improved. The study proposes an approach for improvement based on regional and global experience.
This paper analyzes the economic impacts of the Second Mekong International Bridge linking Mukdahan Province in Thailand with Savannakhet Province in the Lao People's Democratic Republic using a general equilibrium model.
his paper introduces a model describing the full financial realities of FSM projects; a methodology for quantifying the costs, direct effects, economic spillover effects and a toolkit to calculate their net present values and the overall program’s internal rates of return.
The objective of the report and the accompanying index is not simply to rank countries, but to use score movements as a benchmark from which to investigate trends, identify successful PPP performers, and focus on the approaches that can facilitate a better understanding of common challenges and best-practice standards.
The PPP Risk Allocation Tool 2019 Edition is now open for consultation. Feedback provided through this process will inform the final version which will be released later this year.