Private Sector

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Public-Private Partnerships

Asia's unmet demand for infrastructure will continue to require heavy participation by the private sector. Find out here the many ways the public and private sectors partner for successful development and investment.

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Introducing the "tax-kicker" bond with model term sheet -- a new debt security to unlock future value for increasing present returns on private sector investment in infrastructure.

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  • 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 ...
  • Water Privatization, Ethnicity and RentSeeking: Preliminary Evidence from Malaysia 

    Tan, Jeff (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2015-11-04)
    This paper focuses on water and sewerage projects in the state of Selangor to illustrate the relationship between privatisation, ethnicity and rent-seeking. Section 2 outlines the problem in terms of Malaysia’s failed water privatisation, contextualises ...