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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






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PPP 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.

Other Publications





Government Guarantees for Mobilizing Private Investment in Infrastructure 
Written by Jason Zhengrong Lu, Jenny Jing Chao and James Robert Sheppard.
December 2019


This 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.






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World Bank Group Guarantee Products Guidance Note 
Edited by: Susanne Foerster with Victoria Rigby Delmon
April 2016


This 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 publicprivate partnership (PPP) transactions for infrastructure projects in emerging markets. 

Last Updated : Thu,2020-01-16