PPPLRC Publications

Publications on Public-Private Partnerships

These publications provide plain language analysis of key and timely topics relevant to public-private partnerships (PPPs). They are written by experts in the field and reviewed by a team of lawyers from the World Bank who are advising on current PPP projects in the development context. 

PPP Insights

Issue 1 - The Expansion of China's Generation Capacity by Yijia Nan and Mark Moseley

Issue 2 - The Affermage-Lease Contract in Water Supply and Sanitation by J. Janssen, with contributions by D. Carron and V. Castro

Issue 3 - Land Rights Considerations in Infrastructure Projects by Jonathan Mills Lindsay

Issue 4 - Road PPPs and Payment Mechanisms for Road PPPs by Victoria Rigby Delmon, with contributions from Sara Sigrist

PPP Insights.JPGPPP Insights are a publication of the PPP in Infrastructure Resource Center for Contracts, Laws and Regulations (PPPLRC). The views expressed in these notes are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of the PPPLRC website project team, the PPPLRC project donors, the World Bank or any other affiliated organization.

Government Guarantees for Mobilizing Private Investment in Infrastructure

Written by Jason Zhengrong Lu, Jenny Jing Chao and James Robert Sheppard, December 2019

Guarantees BookThis publication provides guidance to government officials in emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs) on when government guarantees for public-private-partnership (PPP) projects might be desired; how they could be best utilized; the structure and scope of guarantees and guarantee programs; the costs and risks entailed; and how to manage these risks.

World Bank Group Guarantee Products Guidance Note

Edited by: Susanne Foerster with Victoria Rigby Delmon, April 2016

PPP WBG Guarantees.jpgThis publication summarizes key features of the guarantee products offered by each World Bank Group institution and highlights main similarities and differences among them, looking in particular to how these guarantee products may be used in support of public private partnership (PPP) transactions for infrastructure projects in emerging markets.


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Updated: March 22, 2021