Public–private partnerships (PPPs) are changing the way by which governments across Asia and the Pacific deliver public services in the face of budget constraints.
Findings indicate that PPPs significantly improve water utilities’ performance in the People’s Republic of China by reducing subsidy ratio, number of employment, and improving total factor productivity.
Project development funds make it possible to meet the up-front cost of developing a public–private partnership (PPP), a cost which is normally higher than for a project delivered in the conventional way.
Eleven of the 22 developing economies in Asia and the Pacific assessed in this study have become more inclusive. Access to opportunity is generally on the rise and inequality in opportunity is generally in decline.
This study examines the first decade of the restoration of independence of Timor-Leste to assess if the country’s economic growth has been inclusive.
This study examines the role of government pay rates in economic growth and concludes that high pay rates penalize economic growth. It also identifies countries that retain high government pay rates.