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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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“This document attempts to shed light on what is known, and not known, about the nature and strength of the impact of infrastructure and Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) on economic growth, jobs, income distribution and poverty in developing countries. The concept of infrastructure has a wide…

“Government faces daunting fiscal challenges, requiring significant action to address an unsustainable long-term fiscal framework. Fiscal sustainability issues are of such magnitude that government is more fully exploring a range of financing and cost-cutting initiatives, including expanded partnerships with the private sector to support major…

“Managed lane projects have become an important tool for addressing congestion on the nation’s highway system. These projects incorporate the construction of new highways or converting existing lanes to enhance traffic management. Historically, these projects have been developed by public sector entities using design-bid-build procurement….

“Collaboration is an ill-defined term, and too little is known about exactly how much is taking place, in what forms, and whether or not some forms are more successful than others. In an effort to make sense of the phenomenon, even as sector leaders call…

“A hallmark of the contemporary international system is the complexity of problems facing actors today. Yet creative facilitators can build bridges between a wide array of actors to address these most difficult challenges. Multi-stakeholder collaboration (MSC) is a complex process often necessarily involving parties with…

“This second version of the PPP Reference Guide, as the first one, presents a global overview of the diversity of approaches and experiences in the implementation of PPPs, providing an entry point to the substantial body of knowledge on PPPs that has been built up…

“STEM learning ecosystems harness unique contributions of educators, policymakers, families, and others in symbiosis toward a comprehensive vision of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for all children. This paper describes the attributes and strategies of 15 leading ecosystem efforts throughout the country with…