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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 consortium made up of Macquarie Infrastructure Group (MIG) and Cintra Concessiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte wins the concession for the Indiana Toll Road at a bid price of US$3.8 billion in January 2006. Market observers think the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “With both the demand for mobility and nationwide fiscal stress increasing, governments at all levels are interested in public-private partnerships as a way to introduce private investment to the public transport infrastructure. Although transport PPPs offer great promise,…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are increasing in popularity. Major challenges in the development of PPPs have resulted from the global financial crisis. However, with respect to their monetary value, PPPs are still an attractive option for public sector projects….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The shift from government to governance and the increasing reliance on public-private partnerships are well documented, but there is less clarity regarding how to measure the performance of these new arrangements. Performance measures based on traditional governmental forms,…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “PPP projects usually involve more risks than other traditional procurement models because of their complexity. This paper presents the third stage of a funded study, which aims to develop a practical and computerized risk evaluation model for PPP…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Brennan and Solomon (2008) identify six new frontiers in accountability and corporate governance research to stimulate research. This paper contributes to such research by devising a reporting framework and research agenda that relates to Brennan and Solomon’s fourth…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “To better understand how to build multisectoral food and nutrition partnerships that achieve meaningful public health results, the IOM’s Food Forum held a workshop on November 1-2, 2011, in Washington, D.C. The workshop brought together stakeholders from various…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This article applies political economy theory to public-private partnerships (PPPs). First, we propose that social welfare is the appropriate normative evaluation criterion to evaluate the social value of PPPs. Second, we specify the goals of PPP participants, including…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “We study the agency costs of delegated public service provision, focusing on the link between organizational forms and uncertainty at project implementation. We consider a dynamic multitask moral hazard environment where the mapping between effort and performance is…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “There is a long history of ridership on urban rapid transit projects failing to meet predevelopment forecasts. This article examines the trade-offs for government associated with transferring the financial risk of ridership demand shortfalls to the private sector…