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Global Developments in Public Infrastructure Procurement - Evaluating Public-Private Partnerships and Other Procurement Options (Hardcover) Loot Price: R3,088
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Global Developments in Public Infrastructure Procurement - Evaluating Public-Private Partnerships and Other Procurement Options (Hardcover)

Darrin Grimsey, Mervyn K. Lewis

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This book provides an up-to-date study of public infrastructure in terms of the selection, procurement and delivery of projects. There is widespread acceptance that infrastructure is vital and needs increasing, yet less agreement about how it should be funded and procured. This book assesses in detail the features of various procurement options while also providing a framework for comparing their advantages and disadvantages. Drawing on international experiences and case studies, Darrin Grimsey and Mervyn Lewis consider some of the best and worst examples of public-private partnerships, new funding methods and infrastructure megaprojects. By offering a conceptual basis for infrastructure decision-making, the authors identify ways to improve infrastructure procurement processes. Focusing on urbanization as a driver of innovation in infrastructure, both the historical context and the future prospects of public infrastructure are analysed. Significantly, the book also examines China's ambitious plans to create a 'high-speed rail economy' and its Belt and Road Initiative across Asia that offers an interesting contrast to infrastructure developments in the United States and other advanced economies. Global Developments in Public Infrastructure Procurement is an essential source of reference for academics and students of economics, public sector finance and urban infrastructure.

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Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: November 2017
Authors: Darrin Grimsey • Mervyn K. Lewis
Dimensions: 234 x 156mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 360
ISBN-13: 978-1-84844-630-4
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social groups & communities > Urban communities
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Economic systems > General
Books > Business & Economics > Finance & accounting > Finance > Public finance > General
Books > Money & Finance > Public finance > General
LSN: 1-84844-630-6
Barcode: 9781848446304

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