Publications include reports, reference guides, toolkits, frameworks, academic papers, analytical pieces and case studies from all over the world, related to the various drivers of infrastructure development. Use the filters to narrow down the below list of publications.
The Guide to Guidance is principally aimed at public procurement authorities considering the use of public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements.
This report presents a selection methodology that proposes a common language with clear economic, technical, social and regional criteria to identify infrastructure projects with the potential for acceleration.
As part of its Public Procurement Toolbox, the OECD developed indicators to measure the performance of public procurement systems.
The OECD conducted a survey highlighting 10 governance challenges that countries face which includes promoting strategic planning across many divisions of government, managing threats to integrity, ensuring good regulatory design, ensuring an integrative consultation process, and ensuring value-for-money and affordability
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 to set out a model that can be applied to many other large infrastructure projects that face the same challenges..
This paper proposes the adoption of advanced asset management practices that could help water and wastewater utility operators to improve their competitiveness and become more sustainable in operational terms.
The paper looks at the potential and preconditions for introducing or expanding competition for the provision of municipal waste management services by mobilising and engaging the private sector.
This report provides an outline ending in 2015 of ASEAN connectivity, the report also outlines future challenges the Master Plan from 2015 on.
This paper analyses the impact of access to the Internet in China on firm peformance using econometric techiques, the paper looks into what aspects of firm performance were affected, what types of firm communication were facilitated, and what dimensions of the new communication medium were relevant.
This report provides a summary of the (IoT) internet of things and its impact on governments, policy, how to utlise the technology and the risks and challenges of the technology.
This report includes the analysis of global Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and electronics value chains, an assessment of Ethiopia’s current and potential participation in these regional and global networks, and an analysis of the country’s competitive positions in specific segments of the sector.
This study aims to assist Bangladesh in becoming a viable player in the IT/ITES industry in five years by identifying the strategies, programs and investments needed in order for the country to leverage ICT for economic growth and competitiveness, as well as for social development by increasing gender equality and youth employment.
This report examines the performance of the 14 largest container ports in the region based on two sets of criteria: operational performance and economic performance. To measure operational performance, the report benchmarks total time at port, waiting time at port, and idle time as a share of total time at berth. To measure economic performance, it benchmarks productivity and efficiency using two useful techniques: Malmquist total factor productivity decomposition and data envelopment analysis. The report identifies key drivers of port performance and examines how differences in performance across ports are related to those drivers.
This paper examines the impact of regulation on infrastructure outcomes such as firm profits, reducing opportunistic renegotiation, productivity effects, quality of service, coverage and prices.
This report assesses infrastructure PPP investments in an expanded list of Fragile and Conflict Affected States (EFCS2), as well as the PPP regulatory frameworks during the 2012-2016 period.
This toolkit is designed to help government officials and policy makers evaluate existing and alternative urban bus systems in developing and transitional countries. It offers practical advice to enact fundamental system reforms.
The use of public-private partnerships to design, build and deliver infrastructure worldwide has grown significantly in the past decade.
This study reviews African Project Preparation Facilities, providing recommendations for their enhancement.
This report provides an analytical framework to understand the fundamental institutions of good telecommunications regulation and analyzes the governance of telecommunications in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The World Bank Group (WBG) wrote this report as part of a project designed to assess the competitiveness of the logistics sector in Greece and to develop policy recommendations.