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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 “This article analyses public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the field of sustainable development from an international relations perspective with insights from the business and ethics literature. We argue that the role of business in these types of arrangements has…

“The polysemic concept of public-private partnership (PPP) covers a great diversity of institutional arrangements. In this paper, we propose a typology based on the management of public projects that constitute partnerships with private firms. Our typology is founded on two key variables: (1) the proximity…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Much of the public debate about public-private partnerships (P3s) has occurred through the lens of those who either oppose or support this increasingly popular method of delivering public infrastructure assets. Despite some scepticism in the academic literature, an…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This paper analyzes whether the two tasks of building infrastructures which are socially useful in providing public services and managing these assets should be bundled or not. When performance contracts can be written, both tasks should be performed…

“Demand for infrastructure in the United States continues to grow dramatically while governments at all levels struggle to balance their budgets,” writes Kathleen Brown, Head of Public Finance for the West Region at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and former Treasurer of the State of California…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This article examines the public-private partnerships’ (PPPs’) processes, governance structures, financing, and promotion strategies through tax increment reinvestment zones’ (TIRZs’) provision in various projects and their impacts in the City of Houston, Texas. In conclusion, the analysis delineates…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This study seeks to understand similarities and differences in why local governments and nonprofits choose to collaborate, particularly when those relationships are not governed by formal contracts or grants. Exchange, transaction, and resource dependence theories are used to…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Historically, ensuring access to primary education has been seen as a predominantly public responsibility. However, governments are increasingly sharing this responsibility through a variety of subsidiary arrangements. Some governments are contracting services out to the private sector, to…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The article starts a conversation in the literature about the governance structures of certain kinds of collaboratives in public management: public-private partnerships. The findings come from the study of implemented partnerships for regeneration and management of city centres…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This case addresses the issues of leadership and change management in the process of transforming an industry through an innovative public-private partnership approach to policy making. In 2005, the Governor of Arizona issued an Executive Order to create…