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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 “Contracting for complex human services has presented the field of public administration with a number of difficult and enduring questions. Emergency medical services (EMS) provide an ideal arena for further investigation into this topic. We utilize a relational contracting…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In delivering public policy, governments worldwide increasingly partner with diverse sets of stakeholders. This spreads commercial risk, but particularly where agendas diverge, introduces new risks related to trust in relationships. The ‘risk hypothesis’ distinguishes between networks for “cooperation” problems,…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Over the past few decades, cross-sector partnerships with the private sector have become an increasingly accepted practice in public health, particularly in efforts to address infectious diseases in low- and middle-income countries. Now these partnerships are becoming a popular…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “While there is general consensus that a lack of internal skills and abilities threatens contracting performance, there is relatively little research on the processes and practices by which government develops knowledge in contract design and implementation. Drawing from primary…

“It is important for stakeholders to be aware of opportunities for public engagement during transportation planning and programming in order to fully benefit by shaping and influencing potential transportation solutions according to their needs and priorities at an early stage.” The Guidelines serve the following…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “A large-scale construction or infrastructure project is very complex and has highly dynamic and interdependent risks and uncertainties over its long-term project life. This leads to the increasing challenges for an accurate project investment analysis and a right contractor…

This collection of examples of public-private partnerships is organized by jurisdiction (e.g., national, state, city) and is intended to help users “learn more about emergency management public private partnerships.” This tool is included in our list of TEN NOTABLE RESOURCES FOR CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION IN RESILIENCE.