Publications

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Mar
In 2016, the ICC Commission’s Steering Committee gave a narrow mandate for the update of the report. The purpose of the update was twofold: 1) to reflect the various modifications made by the ICC Rules of Arbitration as revised in 2017 and 2) to reflect recent developments in the practice ...

27

Feb
How infrastructure finance is changing?Status quoUrgent need for infrastructure investment in emerging marketsCf. McKinsey Global Institute: the world must invest 3.8% of GDP, or $3.3 trillion a year to 2030: emerging markets account for around 60% of this requirement.Shifting balance and trendsDevelopment finance institutions (DFIs)Balance between multilateral and bilateral DFI lending is shifting. Bilateral ...

11

Feb
Scott Moris and Gailyn Portelance from the Center of Global DevelopmentU.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he will nominate David Malpass to be the next president of the World Bank. However, Malpass’ record as a critic of the bank — and particularly of its relationship with China — has some staffers and development experts ...

06

Feb
EDHEC InfraPurposeThe Global Infrastructure Company Classification Standard was created by EDHECinfra to provide investors with a frame of reference to approach the infrastructure asset class. Its added value lies in offering an alternative to investment categories that were inherited from the private equity and real-estate universe. The GICCS tracks the financial performance of several infrastructure companies ...

31

Jan
What are we talking about?The Disaster and Climate Change Risk Assessment Methodology has been developed and piloted by the Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB) during 2017 and 2018. The Methodology is mainly the result of the work done by specialists of the Climate Change and Sustainability Division, the Environment, Rural ...

23

Jan
Bluhm, Richard; Dreher, Axel; Fuchs, Andreas; Parks, Bradley; Strange, Austin; Tierney, MichaelOverall reviewThis article analyses the impact of development projects on the geographic distribution of economic activity within low-income and middle-income countries while focusing on Chinese infrastructure investments. As a matter of fact, China has recently become a major financier ...

23

Jan
Kunaka, Charles; Liu, Xingjian; Derudder, BenOverall reviewThis article published by the World Bank examines under which conditions the new Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) led by China will benefit countries involved and what opportunities emerge as a result of participating in the initiative.The Belt and Road Initiative, first defined in 2013 by the ...

18

Dec
Abstract The Innovation Day 2018 at FNTP mainly focused on two aspects: The first part questioned the role and the added value of innovation and digital technologies for contractors and their workers on the field. In this context the integration of given digital technologies within construction companies were discussed from the ...

18

Dec
Main Findings The World Bank Group report on Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) investment of H1 2018 (first half of the year) shows the main trends of investments by region, country and sector.Increase of investment compared to 2017 but general decrease compared to the past 10 years average Highest ...

21

Nov
The benefits of digital construction are well known in theory. They provide the chance to improve productivity, increase efficiency and attract a younger and more diverse workforce. By not acknowledging the use of digital technologies, the industry will become marginalized and at risk of significant disruption. “At the heart of the ...
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