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20/20 Vision for Quality Infrastructure

Think20 policywriters are backing the finance ministers’ recent endorsement of the G20 Principles for Quality Infrastructure Investment. Governments and developers worldwide are looking to them for better ways to build and renovate highways, railways, bridges and dams. This must-read book from ADBIPress provides real answers on how to attract private financing. And Mitsubishi Research Institute and ADBI have just compiled latest knowhow from worldwide megaprojects for their Principles of Infrastructure.

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Reconnecting Asia is mapping major infra linkages that are rapidly reshaping the political economy and connectivity of Asia and the Pacific, and Indian ocean region.

Asia-Pacific Research Exchange on infra provides insights and roundups from financial analysts on project bonds and regional markets.

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  • Sustaining Transit Investment in Asia’s Cities: A Beneficiary-Funding and Land Value Capture Perspective 

    Abiad, Abdul; Farrin, Kathleen; Hale, Chris (Asian Development Bank, 2019-04-15)
    This report explains how proven methods of land value capture can help fund sustained urban transit investment in developing countries in Asia. It provides a primer on the importance of land value capture in urban planning and growth and identifies ...
  • Quality Infrastructure Investment: Ways to Increase the Rate of Return for Infrastructure Investments 

    Yoshino, Naoyuki; Hendriyetty, Nella; Lakhia, Saloni (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-03-15)
    Private–public partnerships in infrastructure have been advocated for many years. Investors currently receive a low rate of return on infrastructure investment. This is because the main sources of revenue from infrastructure investment are user charges. ...