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.
This publication outlines the current efforts of the Asian Development Bank to promote sustainable infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific, looking at how lives can be improved with regards to infrastructure in the energy, transport, water & waste, communcations technology areas.
This book combines thematic and country studies, while breaking new ground in quantifying infrastructure's impact on Asia's trade costs.
The General Guidelines for Preliminary Feasibility Studies (hereinafter General Guidelines ) have served as a basic manual for conducting all preliminary feasibility studies and include the methods and standards for doing so.
This toolkit is designed to help decision makers and practitioners in states and municipal governments who are concerned with urban transport development in medium-sized cities in India.
Standardised contractual documents help to structure projects and provide standardised guidance on project risk identification, allocation and mitigation mechanisms at the preparation stage.
This paper analyses the outcomes from dynamic pricing of a utility on its profits, in the context of the utility facing competitive fringe, short-run network adjustment costs, theft of service, and the threat of a retaliatory regulatory review.
The Capital Asset Management Framework describes government objectives and policies for planning and managing publicly-funded capital assets such as schools, hospitals and highways.
The BFI Financial Model has been designed to appraise the affordability of any infrastructure project proposal submitted to the BFI.
The Management Framework: Assessment Process document is a guide to Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation s approach to assessing and approving public-private partnerships for capital infrastructure projects.
The NHAI Works Manual details the project preparation and approval processes followed by NHAI for the implementation of public investment projects, as well as PPP projects.
This document carries out analysis in several countries to identify the role of small-scale providers (SSP) of water and sanitation services, as well as why these small scale providers exist and their experiences in Peru.
This study explains why and how the creation of institutionalized citizen engagement will enhance public accountability, performance, and customer responsiveness in the Indian urban water and sanitation sector.
Water is fundamental to life and health. By extension it is a prerequisite for realizing other, basic human rights and in the fight against poverty. Innovative partnerships are needed to meet this huge challenge. One of the main challenges in introducing PPPs lies in the proper definition of governance structures for all actors: roles and responsibilities must be assigned and regulatory mechanisms must be established from the outset. The objective of this initiative is to enable optimal use of PPP as one of the options and contribute to the overall performance improvements of water supply and sanitation services.
The purpose of this brief note is to set out a checklist of issues which need to be considered when assessing the likely economic impact of regulatory reform.
This review is designed to assist the development community and policy makers in other countries who may be contemplating railway privatization.
This report indicates that although privatization, competitive restructuring, and regulatory reforms improve infrastructure performance, several issues must be considered and conditions met for these measures to achieve their public interest goals.
Modules 1-4 (out of nine modules) of the PPP Manual systematically guide public and private parties through the phases of PPP project preparation for national and provincial governments.
The Toolkit is intended to provide African countries, in summary form, with an overview of the experience to date with railway concessioning in Sub-Saharan Africa.
PIMAC, which leads the preparation of pre-feasibility studies in Korea, has prepared sector-specific guidelines for the preparation of pre-feasibility studies in accordance with the General Guidelines for Preliminary Feasibility Studies.