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How to Finance Infrastructure by Capturing Impacts and New Sources

Here's how to pay for all that new infrastructure. Governments and developers worldwide are looking for better ways to build and renovate highways, railways, bridges and dams.

This major new book from ADBIPress provides real answers on how to attract private financing. Latest evidence on the full impacts of infrastructure on economic and social indicators, especially spillover effects, and innovative ideas for new financing are comprehensively presented by experts.

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  • Impact of Infrastructure Investment on Tax: Estimating Spillover Effects of the Kyushu High-Speed Rail Line in Japan on Regional Tax Revenue 

    Yoshino, Naoyuki; Abidhadjaev, Umid (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2016-05-15)
    This paper analyzes the impact of infrastructure investment on tax revenues and on the economy of the region. In 1991, the Kyushu high-speed rail line was constructed and was completed in 2003. In 2004, the rail line started operating from Kagoshima ...
  • Introducing the Tax-Kicker Bond: Budget-Neutral Financing of Private Infrastructure by Back-End Participation in Future Tax Revenue Growth 

    Stillman, Grant B. (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2017-08-30)
    This brief shows the spillover effect of how infrastructure can create jobs, industries, and regional wealth. Revenue from property rates, income and business taxes, as well as sales or value-added tax increases along the periphery and adjacent areas ...