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 MDBs Joint Declaration of Aspirations on Actions to Support Infrastructure Investment is a tool developed to ensure that MDBs work together to scale up infrastructure investment and attract private sector investment.
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.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) calculates the economic returns of its projects using internationally accepted methods.
This paper provides a preliminary assessment of expected benefits of government-backed identification systems for firms across a variety of industries.
This book addresses two concerns. First that advanced technologies developed in high-income countries would inexorably lead to job losses of lower-skilled, less well-off workers and exacerbate inequality. Second Policies intended to protect jobs from technology advancement would themselves stultify progress and depress productivity, these are addressed using the output effect subsitution effect framework.
This strategy document is a development document for Can Tho. This document outlines the challenges and obstacles to economic development in Can Tho, environmental quality protection, poverty alleviation, human resource development and financial resources. The strategy document also outlines some monitoring and evluation frameworks.
The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet availability from the Brazil school census, the study analyses Brazil's "internetrollout" and its impact on the employee wages and industry employment.
This paper examines what factor facilitates most network expansion using micro data from 45 fixed-line and mobile telephone operators in 18 African countries by looking into network externailties and discriminatory pricing.
Five reports in this series assess the regulatory framework for trade and investment in five areas - horizontal measures, information and communications technologies, transport services, professional services, and tourism services in Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago under the CARIFORUM - European Union Economic Partnership Agreement. This report focuses on transport services.
This report examines the social and gender footprint of large-scale electricity generation, transmission, and distribution projects.
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.
This paper studies the impacts of providing an efficient and affordable transport system within a country through the experience of the Philippines.
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.
This is a study in 22 low- and middle-income countries in Asia revealing a strong positive relationship between social protection spending and health outcomes.
This paper provides a review of the literature connecting housing, housing finance and the broader economy. It draws together work in these areas that are seldom part of the mainstream literature of economic development.
This paper summarizes and expands the state-of-the-art understanding of the urbanization, development, environment, and inequality nexus.
The country partnership strategy lays out a program of priority activities to support each of three pillars and promotes rebalancing ADB financing toward infrastructure projects in support of the government’s Build, Build, Build infrastructure program.
This primer is designed to be a first step for PPP project teams aiming to ensure their projects promote gender equality.
The Infracompass explores the capability of 56 countries to deliver infrastructure projects, identify priority reforms and pinpoint leading practices across infrastructure governance & institutions, regulatory frameworks, permits, planning, procurement and delivery.
The purpose of the Guidelines is to establish the types of socioeconomic evaluations that will be applicable to the investment programs and projects considered by the dependencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration.