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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 “‘Sowing the Development of the Country’ (SDC) was a public-private partnership between Wal-Mart Puerto Rico (Wal-Mart PR), the island’s Department of Agriculture as well as its Economic Development Bank (EDB), two NGOs “Caborrojeños Pro Salud y Ambiente” (Caborrojeños…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In an age of political turmoil and mistrust of governments, having an outlet for creative problem solving that involves all aspects of communities during disasters is critical. Additionally, there is a need for outlets that save taxpayer money…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Traditional models of full and open competition are generally applied for ordinary public procurement contracts, whereas special competitive procedures (such as unsolicited proposals) are permissible under various international and domestic frameworks for ‘Public-Private Partnership’ (PPP) contracts. In case…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Capital structure and revenue-sharing agreements lie in the essence of balancing public and private interests in public-private partnership (PPP) contracts. In the United States, many PPP projects may not be fully self-financed through tolls or other user fees…

“This report presents results from an evaluation of the Safe City Initiative. Launched by the Target Corporation in 2003, the goal of Safe City is to partner local law enforcement with retailers and community leaders to increase public safety. The evaluation, which employed surveys of…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are growing in popularity as a governing model for delivery of public goods and services. PPPs have existed since the Roman Empire, but their expansion into traditional public projects today raises serious questions about public…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (PPP) for infrastructure development and management have received significant attention in academic, institutional, and political circles over roughly the last two decades. This attention was prompted, to a great extent, by early experiments with PPP-type arrangements…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The revenue risk is of great importance to ensure the success of a real toll public-private partnership (PPP) transportation project. Past research has proposed a revenue guarantee put option as an alternative way to quantify and potentially manage…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The authors leverage insights and theories from the extensive interfirm (business-to-business, or B2B) alliance literature to explore the effect of the sectors of the partners on the governance of infrastructure public-private partnerships (PPPs) as compared with B2B alliances….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in construction is gaining in popularity. Although papers published in major journals have documented real cases of PPP projects, there appears to be a lack of systematically summarizing what they have already provided. Consequently, this…