The Governance Report 2016

Paperback | April 30, 2016

EditorThe Hertie School of Governance

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Infrastructure is a fundamental driver of economic growth and social development. Yet, unmet investment needs coexist with white elephants and bridges to nowhere, while major construction projects face huge cost overruns and citizen protest. The governance of infrastructure is already complex,involving a wide array of stakeholders and strategies. Drawing on novel survey data and case studies from around the world, The Governance Report 2016 examines the capacity of public administration to manage infrastructure investments, highlights governance innovations, and provides guidance forpublic governance of infrastructure. The Report offers information, analysis, and tools for policymakers, practitioners, and academics interested in infrastructure and other large-scale projects.

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Infrastructure is a fundamental driver of economic growth and social development. Yet, unmet investment needs coexist with white elephants and bridges to nowhere, while major construction projects face huge cost overruns and citizen protest. The governance of infrastructure is already complex,involving a wide array of stakeholders and ...

The Hertie School of Governance is an international teaching and research centre of excellence in Berlin, Germany that prepares students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. An internationally-recruited faculty, interdisciplinary in outlook, research, and teaching, offers analytically-challenging and pra...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pagesPublished:April 30, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198757433

ISBN - 13:9780198757436

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Table of Contents

1. Helmut K. Anheier and Rolf Alter: The Infrastructure Challenge: Changing needs, persisting myths2. Kai Wegrich and Gerhard Hammerschmid: Government Capacity for Long-term Planning, Coordination and Regulation of Infrastructure Investments3. Genia Kostka: Infrastructure Delivery: Governance and Management of Infrastructure Projects4. Ian Hawkesworth: Policy Guidance for Public Governance of Infrastructure5. Helmut K. Anheier and Sonja Kaufmann: Governance Innovations6. Matthias Haber and Liam McGrath: Governance Indicators7. Helmut K. Anheier, Gerhard Hammerschmid, Genia Kostka, and Kai Wegrich: Conclusions and Recommendations