With government budgets limited in many countries, mechanisms to procure and operate transport infrastructure at a cost acceptable to taxpayers are vital to drive future productivity growth and prosperity. Private investment per se cannot create new money, but it can play an important role in how efficiently the available resources are spent. This session will focus on how governments can attract private investment and minimise infrastructure gaps while maximising value for money. Specifically it will examine the following questions:
Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure: Can the Price of Risk Transfer be Efficient?
The Regulatory Asset Base and Project Finance Models
Founder and Director, frontier economics
Principal, International Programme Management Advisor
Managing Director, SNCF Réseau