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- PEI Media Ltd 2010; US$ 699.00
Creating and maintaining value for all stakeholders Understanding what constitutes best practice in managing infrastructure assets is at the forefront of today?s infrastructure investments around the world. The success or failure of an investment in infrastructure often relies on an investor's ability to manage the dynamics between owners, operators... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 22.50
Connectography is a bracing and authoritative guide to what Parag Khanna terms our ?global network civilization.? Khanna blasts away today?s conventional wisdom. The world craves China?s infrastructure, not American hegemony. The new arms race of the twenty-first century is to connect to the most markets?a race China is winning as it has become the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 120.00
Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure and Business Funding is ideal for scholars and practitioners who work in the field of public policy design and implementation, finance and banking, and economic development. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 27.95
In publications such as BusinessWeek and Fast Company , the media have celebrated Whirlpool's transformation into a leading-edge innovator and Nancy Tennant Snyder's role as chief innovation officer. Ten years after this remarkable transformation, Unleashing Innovation tells the inside story of one of the most successful innovation turnarounds... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
The amazing story of what Inc. magazine called ?the coolest little startup in America.? Tom Szaky dropped out of Princeton a decade ago to found TerraCycle, a company that makes the nonrecyclable recyclable. TerraCycle is now at the forefront of the eco-capitalist movement, partnering with more than 35 million people in twenty countries in the... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 29.99
More than 200 new infrastructure regulators have been created around the world in the last 15 years. They were established to encourage clear and sustainable long-term economic and legal commitments by governments and investors to encourage new investment to benefit existing and new customers. There is now considerable evidence that both investors... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99
Over the past 30 years there has been considerable research on the political economy of reform. Yet despite this, little is known about strategies for managing the politics of changemoving from a bad to a better equilibrium. Part of the challenge of studying this issue stems from the difficulty of obtaining detailed, so-called blow-by-blow... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99
This paper assesses and measures regulatory governance in 21 infrastructure regulators in Brazil. Regulatory Governance is decomposed into four main attributes: autonomy; decision-rules; means and tools; and accountability. A ranking is proposed and the main areas for improvement identified. A comparison of the proposed regulatory governance index... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99
This book reviews Latin America's experience with infrastructure reform over the last fifteen years. It argues that the region's infrastructure has suffered from public retrenchment and unrealistic expectations about private involvement. Poor infrastructure now hampers productivity, growth, and poverty reduction. Addressing this requires more... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99
Infrastructure plays a key role in fostering growth and productivity and has been linked to improved earnings, health, and education levels for the poor. Yet Latin America is currently faced with a dangerous combination of relatively low public and private infrastructure investment. Those investment levels must increase, and it can be done. If Latin... more...