Book Launch: Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms
29 March 2021
Time of event
14:50–16:50 Tokyo time
This ADBI-Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute virtual event highlighted key takeaways from the new book Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms, as discussed by the co-editors and a panel of contributors to the book. The focuses included insights into spillover effects and financing of infrastructure development in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, the People’s Republic of China, and Tajikistan.
The participants also examined the economic impact and financing mechanisms of three infrastructure projects: railways in Kazakhstan, roads in the Kyrgyz Republic, and an airport in Georgia.
The discussion was followed by an audience question and answer session.
- Overview the new book Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms
- Describe public-private partnerships and other methods for mobilizing private finance for infrastructure development in the region
- Policy makers; experts from think tanks, universities, and other institutions; and interested members of the public
- Distribution of the free download link for the book Developing Infrastructure in Central Asia: Impacts and Financing Mechanisms
- Enhanced understanding of the economic impacts of infrastructure in Central Asia
- Greater awareness of private financing mechanisms for infrastructure development in the region
- Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute
Presentation 1: Measuring Impacts and Financing Infrastructure in Kazakhstan (Railways)
Presentation 2: Measuring Impacts and Financing Infrastructure in the Kyrgyz Republic (Roads)
Presentation 3: Impact Assessment of Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership in Georgia (Airport)
Panel Discussion 1: Impact Evaluation in the Era of Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0)
Panel Discussion 3: Comprehensive, Informative, Well Written Book!
Panel Discussion 5:ADBI-CAREC Book Project: Infrastructure