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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 “Public–private partnerships (PPP) are becoming an increasingly popular option of project delivery. Under the concession-based PPP arrangement, the private partner is responsible for funding the scheme, while their capital investment will be recovered through the operation revenue over…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Risk allocation in public–private partnership (PPP) projects is currently claimed as capability driven. While lacking theoretical support, the claim is often ‘violated’ by current industrial practice. There is thus a need for formal mechanisms to interpret why a particular risk…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The construction and provision of infrastructure services such as transport nowadays is often based on a partnership between three main actors: public sector, private sector, and multilateral lenders, under a framework of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). This type of partnership has…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Accepting that there is much confusion in current debates about the use of public-private partnerships for public infrastructure projects, the article begins by considering the emergence of the ‘PPP phenomenon’ as a ‘governance scheme’ and as a ‘language…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In recent years, concern has grown over good practices in the procurement process in public-private partnerships (PPPs). The consensus view is that PPPs are prone to higher transaction costs than traditional public provision. In this paper, we contrast…

“This book presents the results of the first phase of a multi-year program to examine the role of public-private partnerships in education. It focuses on contracting models at the primary and secondary education levels. It reviews the conceptual underpinnings for why such partnerships might contribute…

This case study examines Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), “a public–private partnership between the state and 14 non-profit community care networks. The networks comprise essential local providers that deliver key components of a ‘medical home’ for low-income adults and children enrolled in Medicaid and…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “[The Transportation Research Board’s] National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 391: Public Sector Decision Making for Public–Private Partnerships examines information designed to evaluate the benefits and risks associated with allowing the private sector to have a greater…