From Global Savings Glut to Financing Infrastructure The Advent of Investment Platforms

This paper investigates the emerging global landscape for public-private co-investments in infrastructure. The creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and other so-called 'infrastructure investment platforms' are an attempt to tap into the pool of both public and private long-...

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Main Author: Arezki, Rabah
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2016, 2016
Series:IMF Working Papers
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This paper investigates the emerging global landscape for public-private co-investments in infrastructure. The creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and other so-called 'infrastructure investment platforms' are an attempt to tap into the pool of both public and private long-term savings in order to channel the latter into much needed infrastructure projects. This paper puts these new initiatives into perspective by critically reviewing the literature and experience with public private partnerships in infrastructure. It concludes by identifying the main challenges policy makers and other actors will need to confront going forward and to turn infrastructure into an asset class of its own
Physical Description:47 p.
ISBN:1475591837
9781475591835