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Description - Policy, Management and Finance for Public-Private Partnerships by Akintola Akintoye

This book examines some of the key policy, financial and managerial aspects of public-private partnerships within the context of the global spread of this form of procurement. The chapters investigate political and institutional issues surrounding PPPs, together with the financial and managerial strategies employed by the private sector. Adopting a cross-disciplinary perspective, the book highlights the often politically sensitive nature of these projects and identifies a need for the private sector to investigate a broad set of parameters which relate to the particular political economy of individual partnerships. Policy, Finance & Management for Public-Private Partnerships covers a range of specific issues, including: partnerships in developing countries; innovation in partnership-based procurement; government and business interaction; institutional and organisational approaches to facilitating partnership; project and corporate financing; risk and value management; market analysis, modelling and forecasting; capital structure decisions and management; investment theory and practice; pricing and cost evaluation; statutory regulations and their financial implications; option pricing; financial monitoring; syndicate funding; new roles for the financial and insurance sectors; institutional and multilateral funding; payment mechanisms; concession period determination; risk analysis and management; whole life value methodology; cost comparators and best value; team building, team work and skill development. Contributions from Australia, Europe, the Far East, South Africa and the United States together present the current thinking and state-of-the-art approaches to public-private partnerships.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405177917
ISBN-10: 1405177918
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 181mm x 30mm)
Pages: 504
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Akintola Akintoye

Akintola Akintoye, Professor of Construction Economics and Management and Head of School, School of Built and Natural Environment, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK Matthias Beck, Professor of Public Sector Management, The York Management School, University of York, UK

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