Public-Private Partnership and Mega Projects

This paper concentrates on the Public Finance Initiative (PFI) in the transport and water sectors. The author discusses what public-private partnership (PPP) is about: definitions, motives and form. Then the author provides an overview of experiences with PPP. The central question is: does PPP live up to expectations? The author discusses a number of typical problems that occur in PPP processes which will have to be dealt with in order to make PPP schemes. Finally, a number of lessons are formulated regarding the conditions for successful PPP in mega-projects.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: pp 189-212
  • Monograph Title: Decision-Making on Mega Projects. Cost-Benefit Analysis, Planning and Innovation

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01141790
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781845427375
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 15 2009 3:39PM