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Infrastructure for Asian Connectivity

Infrastructure for Asian Connectivity by Biswa N. Bhattacharyay
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This book addresses the prospects and challenges concerning both soft and hard infrastructure development in Asia and provides a framework for achieving Asian connectivity through regional infrastructure cooperation towards a seamless Asia. Key topics included are: Demand estimates of national and regional infrastructure in transport, electricity, information and communication technology; and water and sanitation; Empirical results on the costs and benefits of regional infrastructure for economies and households; The impact of infrastructure development on the environment and climate; Sources and instruments of infrastructure financing; Best practices and lessons learned from the experiences of the Asian region and other regions; and Experiences of public - private partnership projects. This insightful book will serve as a definitive knowledge product for policymakers, academics, private sector experts and infrastructure practitioners in the region. It will provide policymakers, concerned officials from private and public sectors, and other experts involved in environmental and natural resources studies.
Edward Elgar Publishing; September 2012
520 pages; ISBN 9781781003138
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Title: Infrastructure for Asian Connectivity
Author: Biswa N. Bhattacharyay; Masahiro Kawai; Rajat M. Nag