Public Investment And Public-private Partnerships: Addressing Infrastructure Challenges and…

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There are now increasing concerns about the need to upgrade public infrastructure, improve the delivery of public services, and explore new options for partnering with the private sector. This book looks at ways of strengthening the efficiency of public investment and managing the fiscal risks of public-private partnerships.

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There are now increasing concerns about the need to upgrade public infrastructure, improve the delivery of public services, and explore new options for partnering with the private sector. This book looks at ways of strengthening the efficiency of public investment and managing the fiscal risks of public-private partnerships.

GERD SCHWARTZ is an Assistant Director at the International Monetary Fund. He has previously worked with the European Investment Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, and done research on fiscal and macroeconomic policy issues, particularly expenditure policies. He holds a PhD in Economics from the State University of New York...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:306 pages, 9.2 × 6.3 × 0.9 inPublished:September 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword; T.Ter-Minassian
Introduction--G.Schwartz, A.Corbacho&--K.Funke
PART I: PUBLIC INVESTMENT AND FISCAL POLICY IN EUROPE
Public Capital and Economic Growth: Key Issues for Europe; J.de Haan, W.Romp&--J.-E.Sturm
A Primer on Public Investment in Europe--E.Perée&--T.Välilä
Challenges for Public Investment in New EU Member States--A.Jevcák&--F.Keereman
Budgeting of Public Investments--E.Tandberg
Comments on Part I--C.Kamps
Comments on Part I--C.Rosenberg
PART II: FISCAL RISKS FROM PPPs
PPPs and Fiscal Risks: Should Governments Worry?--A.CorbachoG.Schwartz
Controlling Spending Commitments in PPPs--T.Irwin
PPPs and Fiscal Risks: Experience of Portugal--R.S.Monteiro
Comments on Part II--G.Kiss
Comments on Part II--M.Mr?nik
PART III: THE INSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENT FOR PPPs
The OECD Principles for Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure--H.Christiansen
Legal Regimes for PPPs in Central and Eastern Europe--A.Zverev
Combining PPPs with EU Grants--H.Goldsmith
Managing PFI Projects in the United Kingdom--E.Farquharson
Negotiating and Renegotiating PPPs and Concessions--L.A.AndresJ.L.Guasch
Comments on Part III; D.Bergvall
PART IV: PPP ACCOUNTING, REPORTING AND AUDITING
PPPs: Some Accounting and Reporting Issues--R.Hemming
IPSASB: Service Concession Arrangements--M.Hathorn
Accounting for PPPs: The Eurostat Approach--P.de Rougemont
Framework for PPP Audits in the United Kingdom--P.Leahy
PPP Audits in Portugal--F.Machado
Hungary?s Audit Experience with PPPs--G.Báger
Comments on Part IV--K.Seregélyes
Comments on Part IV--J.Ramallo-Massanet