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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 “Over the past few decades public-private partnership (PPP) models adopted by governments for infrastructure development throughout the world have evolved continuously. This article develops a dynamic framework which argues that PPP models evolve when some of the critical…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (P3s) are likely to impact entire transportation systems in fundamental ways. However, few studies have examined the potential impact of P3s on large-scale transportation networks. These studies have focused on modeling rather than on policy analysis….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Transport infrastructure public private partnership (PPP) projects are very diverse and complex in nature not only because of their mode-specific intricacies but also because of their inherent economic characteristics that relate to the scope of involvement of the…

“This report presents a strategic overview of best practices in public-private partnerships to accelerate investment in transport corridors and activate their economic gains. The core characteristics of successful projects across collaboration, capital, and risk and project management are explored, with a clear strategy for governments…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnership (PPP) models for public infrastructure delivery are becoming popular among government institutions around the world, due to their embedded potential value for money (VFM) to the public and governments themselves. The experience with infrastructure PPPs internationally…

✴︎ 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…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Faced with significant infrastructure deficits, U.S. governments at all levels are increasingly considering the use of public-private partnership (PPP) to leverage private finance to support public infrastructure development. This study focuses on PPP tolling in highway development and…

This detailed blog post from the Center for American Progress describes the differences between traditional procurement, public-private partnerships, and private finance. “Public-private partnerships are a useful alternative form of procurement, allowing project sponsors to balance multiple goals against various delivery methods. They are not, however,…