Publications

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Jun
Executive summary Public investment supports the delivery of key public services, connects citizens and firms to economic opportunities, and can serve as an important catalyst for economic growth. After three decades of decline, public investment has begun to recover as a share of GDP in emerging markets (EMs) and low income ...

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Mar
Written by Mark Leonard - World Economic Forum - Global Agenda Councils - January 2015 Publication co-authored by the following members of the Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics: Karan Bhatia, Ian Bremmer, Sergei Guriev, Parag Khanna, Hina Rabbani Khar, Michael A. Levi, Takashi Mitachi, Douglas Rediker and Dmitri Trenin. " This paper attempts ...

17

Nov
IMF –  World Economic Outlook 2014, Chapter 3.CICA SummaryGreater public investment in infrastructure increases GDP in both the short and long term. In the short term, the investments boost demand through the effects of fiscal multiplier, while in the long term it expands the production capacity.Two elements enhance returns from ...

09

Nov
Kaori Miyamoto and Emilio Chiofalo, OECD Development Co-operation Directorate, October 2015. CICA Summary An overview of the support by multilateral and bilateral development partners to the infrastructure of developing countries. 1. Financing gaps and the amounts of distributions of ODF for infrastructureInvestment gap is estimated at being 2-3 times larger than current investments. Only ...

09

Nov
Celik S., Isaksson M., OECD Corporate Governance Working Papers, No.1, OECD Publishing, 2013.CICA Summary The paper offers a framework for analysing the character and the degree of ownership engagement by institutional investors. Investments in publicly listed companies coming from institutional investors have been following an increasing trend. The question that ...

03

Nov
Report of the High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on SME and Infrastructure Financing, 2013.CICA SummaryFinancial crisis revealed substantial gaps in the way Europe finances its economic activities.This report addresses problems in SME and Infrastructure financing and offers a policy guideline as possible solutions to the problems aroused by the crisis....

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Oct
by World Economic Forum, prepared in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group, February 2015.CICA Summary The infrastructure is one of the most important elements for a sustainable and inclusive development. Traditional public financing is currently insufficient for the optimal infrastructural delivery. There is thus a need for private sector to fill ...

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Oct
Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, Public Governance Committee, Working Party of Senior Budget Officials, June 2015.CICA SummaryInfrastructure is one of the essential components of human and economic development. An infrastructure that provides effective public service - whether it is in education, health or culture - represents a key priority ...

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Jun
by Jonathan D. Ostry, Atish R. Ghosh and Raphael Espinoza Executive SummaryFinancial bailouts, stimulus spending, and lower revenues during the Great Recession have resulted in some of the highest public debt ratios seen in advanced economies in the past 40 years. Recent debates have centered on the pace at which to pay ...
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