This timely new book provides an international perspective on Public Private Partnerships. Through 21 case studies, it investigates the existing and fast developing body of principles and practices from a wide range of countries and is the first book to bring together leading international academics and practitioners under a common framework that enables convenient cross-country comparisons. The authors focus on the impact of the financial crisis has had on how governments have reviewed and overhauled their PPP policies as they have examined or tested new ways of partnering more effectively, efficiently and sustainably with the private sector.
Readers will be able to gauge the level of maturity of PPP development in the book’s case studies, understand similarities and differences in their practices, and gain useful insights into the regulatory framework and institutional infrastructure in place to support implementation of PPP. Finally, the book offers insights into the future challenges and opportunities that PPP offers stakeholders.
1. An Overview of Public Private Partnership 2. PPP Applications in Australia Infrastructure Development 3. Developments of Public Private Partnership in Belgium 4. Public Private Partnerships in Canada 5. Public Private Partnership Development in China 6. Perspectives on the Limited Emergence of Public-Private Partnerships in Finland 7. Public Private Partnership in Greece 8. Public Private Partnership in Hong Kong 9. Public Private Partnership Infrastructure Development in India 10. Defining Public–Private Partnership in Infrastructure Development within the Indonesian Context 11. Public Private Partnerships in the Republic of Ireland 12. Public Private Partnership in Italy: State of Art, Trends and Proposals 13. Public Private Partnership in Japan 14. Public Private Partnership in Malaysia 15. The State of Public Private Partnership in Nigeria 16. Portugal's Experience with Public-Private Partnerships 17. Public Private Partnership in Switzerland 18. Public-Private Partnership in Major Taiwan Infrastructure Projects 19. PPP Development in Thailand 20. Public Private Partnership Implementation in Turkey 21. Perspectives on the Future of Public Private Partnership in the UK 22. Public-Private-Partnerships in the USA Transportation Sector