This paper finds that the provision of infrastructure varies across different levels of development and growth performance. Basic infrastructure, such as transport, water, and sanitation, are emphasized more during early stages of development, while "advanced" infrastructure, such as power and specially information and communication technology, become more important during later stages.
Infrastructure Asset Management: Can the Canadian Municipal Experience Help Inform Better Practices in Southeast Asia?
This paper argues that with the rapid urbanization in Southeast Asia, local government units (LGUs) in Southeast Asia are comparable to their counterparts in Canada and therefore should move to a comprehensive/beneficial asset management system.
Housing and Housing Finance - A Review of the Links to Economic Development and Poverty Reduction
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.