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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 “Invasive exotic plants know no boundaries. If public conservation lands’ managers wish to achieve long-term success, it is critical for them to reach out and collaborate with all stakeholders, including private landowners. In Florida, many regions are exploring…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-Private Partnerships are viewed quite positively. In the context of working with local government for economic development, the interests and concerns of the private appear to dominate the development decision-making. This essay explores eminent domain decisions and community…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Two common approaches have been used by governments for the implementation of public-private partnerships (PPPs): a finance-based approach that aims to use private financing to satisfy infrastructure needs, and a service-based approach that aims to optimize the time…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “As the new millennium begins, the debate about how best to provide, produce, and deliver public works and infrastructure services to a growing population increases in intensity. The authors argue that traditional definitions of ‘privatization’ and ‘public-private partnerships’…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The investment return, tariff regime, and concession period are the most important items that influence the success of a concession-based public-private partnership (PPP) project. From the public partner’s perspective, whether a scheme is value-for-money or not dominates the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The process of risk allocation between public and private sectors in transport infrastructure agreements is analyzed as a bargaining process between these two agents. Such a process is modelled with a final offer arbitration game. The idea here…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Firms and industries increasingly subscribe to voluntary codes of conduct. These self-regulatory governance systems can be effective in establishing a more sustainable and inclusive global economy. However, these codes can also be largely symbolic, reactive measures to quell public…

“Hurricane Katrina placed tremendous stress on America’s emergency response systems. No single agency possessed the capacity required to address the needs of those affected by the hurricane. One element seen lacking in the immediate response to the hurricane was a well-coordinated effort taking advantage of…

“Project-based cross-sector partnerships to address social issues (CSSPs) occur in four “arenas”: business-non-profit, business-government, government-non-profit, and trisector. Research on CSSPs is multidisciplinary, and different conceptual ‘platforms’ are used: resource dependence, social issues, and societal sector platforms. This article consolidates recent literature on CSSPs to improve…