Antonio Estache, Tomas Serebrisky, Liam Wren-Lewis
AbstractThis article develops a theoretical framework to analyze options for financing infrastructure in developing countries. We build a basic model that gives motivations for using a combination of public finance, private debt and private equity. The model is then extended in a number of ways to examine a variety of factors that are important for developing countries when considering financing choices. We focus in particular on key institutional weaknesses that are often important for infrastructure investm…
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