The 2023 Infrastructure Market Capacity report explains that a sustained focus on improving the productivity of the construction sector, increasing material and labour supply while continuing to actively manage demand, are crucial to the future success of the industry.
The aim of this report is to increase knowledge about cross-border transport infrastructure planning in the Nordic countries by identifying barriers, highlighting opportunities, and proposing measures to facilitate the planning of cross-border transport infrastructure.
This report of the Independent Expert Group (IEG) of the G20 recommends a triple agenda of reforms to multilateral development banks (MDBs).
This study examines how institutional change affects public-private partnership (PPP) market maturity.
Public-private partnership (PPP) renegotiations and their outcomes have been studied extensively in Latin America and Europe but not in the United States. Therefore, this study evaluates factors triggering U.S. PPP renegotiations by examining six highway PPPs located in California (2), Indiana (1), and Virginia (3).
Adopting a business history approach, this paper explores the role and evolution of Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) as a state-owned enterprise (SOE) delivery model for five highway projects in Vietnam's first phase of network development between 2004 and 2016.
Public management research contains little analysis on procurement cancellations – i.e. when contracts fail to make it through procurement, resulting in termination during the pre-award tender phase. Combining theoretical perspectives on administrative capacity and transaction costs, the authors investigate both the propensity and reasons for public procurement cancellations.
Sovereign development funds (SDFs) and strategic investment funds (SIFs) have become increasingly important investment vehicles for sustainable development. This paper explores how the design and governance of these funds aligns institutional capital with large, long-term investments such as infrastructure, all while yielding high commercial returns for institutional investors.
The European Commission's 'Guide to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects' is a practical guide to major project appraisals.
The European PPP Expertise Centre's mission is to support the public sector across Europe in delivering better public-private partnerships (PPPs). It shares good practice, assists policy development, and supports PPP project preparation.
The European Commission's Economic Appraisal Vademecum 2021-2027 - General Principles and Sector Applications aims to promote and simplify the use of Economic Appraisal (EA) for EU co-financed investments.
The outcomes of the third G20 FMCBG meeting under the Indian G20 Presidency in 2023
The G20’s Common Framework is a multilateral mechanism for the treatment of sovereign debt beyond the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI)
The report was created to establish a shared set of principles to unite the sector and assist in aligning policies, strategies, and initiatives towards a circular economy.
In this article, the authors explore the successes and failures of the built environment’s digital transformation to date, why the Smart City concept is necessary but not sufficient and 3 steps for achieving the Adaptive City of the future – one which works for everyone.
The Global Briefing Report Review looks at the outcomes and discussions of the Indonesian G20 Presidency and provides an in-depth review of the Summit that gives readers insights into how it will influence global affairs in the future.
This report was produced by an expert panel tasked with independent review of multilateral development banks’ capital adequacy frameworks. This panel was convened by the G20 to provide benchmarks to evaluate MDB capital adequacy frameworks and to enable stakeholders to develop a consistent understanding and consider potential adaptations to maximise MDBs' funding capacity.
The InterAmerican Development Bank´s Sustainable Infrastructure Framework aims to help foster shared understanding of the key dimensions and attributes of sustainable infrastructure. The IDB Framework was adapted to Mexico after a thorough analysis of Mexico’s national development strategy and infrastructure investment priorities, in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders.