The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.
In an effort to serve as a 'one stop shop' for climate-related information, data, and tools, the World Bank created the Climate Change Knowledge Portal (or CCKP).
The report highlights the reasons why benchmarking long-term infrastructure investments has become a sine qua non to match the supply and demand of long-term capital and more.
The board of directors plays a key role in setting and overseeing an organization’s strategy, including the planning and execution of key capital projects.
This report has been prepared by Foster Infrastructure for the APEC Business Advisory Council. It presents the findings of a desktop research study of frameworks to protect the long-term interests of pension funds investing in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).
Infrastructure investment needs to be substantially increased in most developing and emerging economies to meet social needs and support more rapid economic growth.
With a growing global focus on attracting private sector investment into infrastructure and utilising the public-private partnership (PPP) model, it is crucial that governments focus on the entire duration of a PPP contract. Efforts need to extend beyond ‘achieving financial close’ and beginning construction or ‘cutting the ribbon’ for commencement of services.
Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), physical assets are turning into participants in real-time global digital markets.
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) .
On 12 July 2018 the GI Hub’s COO, Mark Moseley, joined a webinar panel on blockchain and its applications for infrastructure, hosted by the International Project Finance Association (IPFA). Blockchain is the technology that underpins Bitcoin and other similar ‘cryptoassets’, such as Ethereum and Ripple. Its potential, and the recent volatility of cryptoassets, has made the technology one of the most hyped and misunderstood technologies in the market.
Rating of countries against a set of 16 criteria grouped in four clusters: economic management, structural policies, policies for social inclusion and equity, and public sector management and institutions.
The OECD High-Level Principles for Integrity, Transparency and Effective Control of Major Events and related Infrastructures build upon lessons learned from the cooperation between the Italian Anti-Corruption Authority (ANAC) and the OECD in the development of infrastructure related to Expo Milano 2015.
The Future of Infrastructure report (Annual edition) is based on a survey covering more than 10,000 people in 10 major global cities to ask about their everyday experiences with infrastructure services.
PPP online courses provide an understanding of the key principles of PPPs and the role of PPPs in the delivery of infrastructure services, particularly in emerging markets.
The goal of this paper is to estimate the additional annual spending required for meaningful progress on the SDGs in these areas. Our estimates refer to additional spending in 2030, relative to a baseline of current spending to GDP in these sectors.