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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “A large-scale construction or infrastructure project is very complex and has highly dynamic and interdependent risks and uncertainties over its long-term project life. This leads to the increasing challenges for an accurate project investment analysis and a right contractor…

“Residential energy efficiency programs are delivered by many different types of organizations and their partners, including utilities, state and local governments, non-profit organizations, and for-profit companies, but no matter which sector delivers the program, the need to work in partnership with different entities can make…

“This paper is designed to fill that gap [in public-sector understanding of PPPs] by providing an overview of basic PPP structure, how to consider proper risk and reward sharing, and the purpose and the rationale behind these arrangements. It is based on extensive background research…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This overview describes how the United States funds and finances infrastructure investment to maintain its economic competitiveness. It considers the roles of taxpayers, users, government allocators and lenders, and private investors in the infrastructure funding system and shows…

“The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) Office of Innovative Program Delivery (IPD) assists states and local governments in developing knowledge, skills, and abilities in innovative finance techniques. Public-private partnerships (P3s) are one form of innovative finance. … A key IPD activity is the development of a…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Faced with existing revenues sources that are insufficient to finance highway maintenance and construction needs, some state and local governments are using or considering highway public-private partnerships. These partnerships may be attractive as a way for a government…

“Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Projects is a … municipal action guide that describes PPPs, specifically for developing transportation and transit projects. It presents some of the common structures used for transportation financing and development, the benefits and risks, strategies for effective implementation and real-life examples…