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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 “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…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Governments have increasingly relied on market mechanisms to improve the efficiency of public services. This is especially true when it comes to financing the nation’s transportation infrastructure system, where enabling legislation at the federal and state level has…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The book provides an international overview of developments in public-private partnerships (PPP) in different countries, and addresses the various characteristics and approaches to PPP. Drawing on a number of international studies carried out by the authors, the book…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This edited book will familiarise both researchers and construction professionals working with public private partnerships (PPP) with the issues involved in the planning, implementation and day-to-day management of public private projects. It will show how current risk management…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Many of the current debates in public and nonprofit management have focused on the blurring boundaries between the nonprofit, business, and public sectors. However, surprisingly little empirical research has been conducted on this phenomenon. In order to bridge…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The Boston Schoolyard Initiative (BSI) is a policy effort to rebuild school yards in Boston through innovative citywide public-private partnerships. At the center of the initiative is a commitment to engage multiple stakeholders and utilize a bottom-up planning…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “What function does accountability serve in public-private partnerships where one partner has no authority over others and no control over results? This article aims to shed light on this question by studying participants of partnerships formed between K-12…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The purpose of this research is to analyze and compares principal factors that contribute to successful public‐private partnerships and public works projects. This study uses a qualitative analysis with in‐depth interviews and observation. Interviews are conducted with key…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “We consider public-private partnerships, in which a public official selects a project that is then developed and operated by a private contractor. We derive optimal public accounting rules when the official’s choice among projects is biased by ideology…