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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 “For more than a decade, efforts have been underway to establish Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP). Due to issues arising in connection with their implementation, there has been increasing criticism in recent years questioning the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The types of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in which private sector partners take on increased responsibility for project design, construction, financing, and operation have become popular in the United States and around the world as means of delivering large-scale…

“Across the country, cities and regions have used cross-sector collaboration by business, higher-education, P-12, and community leaders to improve education. Although regional leaders take different approaches to this challenge, the most successful communities engage all sectors and align their efforts around common goals. … To…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (PPPs) have been applied widely in the global construction market. During the life cycle of PPP projects, their performance could be affected by a number of factors and their interactions, which might cause the inefficiency and…

“Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have emerged as one of the major approaches for delivering infrastructure projects in recent years. If properly formulated and managed, a PPP can provide a number of benefits to the public sector such as: alleviating the financial burden on the public…

“Currently, the highway transportation sector faces a fiscal challenge due to the gap between available funding and the costs of providing and maintaining the infrastructure. High costs have resulted from several causes such as deterioration and obsolescence related to the advanced age of much of…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of partnerships between business and government, multilateral bodies, and/or social actors such as NGOs and local community organizations engaged in promoting development. While proponents hail these partnerships as…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “With increasing pressure on physical infrastructure and limited resources, most governments have turned to various forms of collaboration with the private sector to help finance, build, and/or operate public assets. While the benefits of such joint efforts are…