Public - Private Partnerships (PPPs) promise much and present an exciting policy option. Yet as this Handbook reveals there is still much debate about the meaning of partnership, and the degree to which potential advantages are in fact being delivered. In this timely Handbook, leading scholars from around the world explore the challenges presented by infrastructure PPPs, and contemplate what lies ahead as governments balance the need to provide innovative new infrastructure against the requirement for good public governance. This Handbook builds on a range of exciting theoretical lenses that span several disciplinary boundaries. It presents innovative insights and informed perspectives from an international base of empirical evidence. This essential Handbook will prove an invaluable reference work for academics, advanced post-graduate students and commentators of PPPs, as well as professionals, infrastructure regulators and government policy advisors.
Contents: PART I: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS 1. Introduction: The PPP Phenomenon and its Evaluation Graeme A. Hodge, Carsten Greve and Anthony E. Boardman 2. Mixes and Partnerships through Time Roger Wettenhall 3. A Brief Intellectual History of the Public - Private Partnership Movement Tony Bovaird 4. Public - Private Partnerships: Deciphering Meaning, Message and Phenomenon Erik-Hans Klijn 5. Reviewing Public - Private Partnerships: Some Thoughts on Evaluation Graeme A. Hodge PART II: DISCIPLINARY THEMES IN PUBLIC - PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS 6. Splintered Logic and Political Debate Matthew Flinders 7. The Economics of Public - Private Partnerships: Some Theoretical Contributions Jean-Etienne de Bettignies and Thomas W. Ross 8. Assessing the Economic Worth of Public - Private Partnerships Anthony E. Boardman and Aidan R. Vining 9. Different Delivery Models Colin F. Duffield 10. Law and Regulatory Aspects of Public - Private Partnerships: Contract Law and Public Procurement Law Christina D. Tvarno 11. Accounting for PPPs in a Converging World David Heald and George Georgiou 12. Risk Management Rui Sousa Monteiro 13. Governing Partnerships Chris Skelcher PART III: EMPIRICAL EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC - PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS 14. The UK's Private Finance Initiative: History, Evaluation, Prospects Mark Hellowell 15. Empirical PPP Experiences in Europe: National Variations of a Global Concept Gerhard Hammerschmid and Tamyko Ysa 16. P3s in North America: Renting the Money (in Canada), Selling the Roads (in the USA) Anthony E. Boardman and Aidan R. Vining 17. The Australian PPP Experience: Observations and Reflections Graeme A. Hodge and Colin F. Duffield 18. Public - Private Partnerships: The Scandinavian Experience Carsten Greve and Ulrika Morth 19. Empirical Evidence of Infrastructure Public - Private Partnerships: Lessons from the World Bank Experience Paul Noumba-Um 20. Public - Private Partnerships: The United Nations Experience Benedicte Bull PART IV: CRUCIAL ISSUES FOR THE FUTURE 21. The Global Public - Private Partnership Industry Carsten Greve 22. Towards a Process Perspective on Public - Private Partnerships Guorio Weihe 23. PPPs in Developed and Developing Economies: What Lessons can be Learned? David Parker and Catarina Figueira 24. A Review of Transport Public - Private Partnerships in the UK Jean Shaoul 25. Reviewing Public - Private Partnership Performance in Developing Economies Argentino Pessoa 26. Conclusions: Public - Private Partnerships - International Experiences and Future Challenges Graeme A. Hodge, Carsten Greve and Anthony E. Boardman Index
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