Photo: © Dini Sari Djalal/World Bank In the infrastructure domain, “price” is a prism with many façades.   An infrastructure economist sees price in graphic terms: the coordinates of a point where…

Melania Lotti |

Photo: bigstock/ f9photos Income growth is not the sole aim of economic development. An equally important, albeit harder to quantify objective is a sense of progress for the entire community, and …

Victoria Kwakwa |

Photo: anekoho / Shutterstock.com Islamic finance assets represent only around 1% of the global financial market, [1] so how can tapping into these funds help close the $452 billion annual…

Aijaz Ahmad, Sara Ahmed |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English يهدف البحث الذي نجريه في مركز المشاريع العالمية بجامعة ستانفورد الأمريكية إلى تحسين أسلوب استثمار رأس المال المؤسسي في مرافق البنية التحتية العامة…

Rajiv Sharma, Michael Bennon |

Photo Credit: Axel Drainville via Flickr Creative Commons Our research at the Stanford Global Projects Center aims to improve the way institutional capital is invested in critical public…

Rajiv Sharma, Michael Bennon |

Photo Credit: Myxi via Flickr Creative Commons License In our last post, we highlighted a few examples of the innovative organizational structures that institutional investors have created to more…

Michael Bennon, Rajiv Sharma |

Villoresi irrigation canal in Italy Credit: Nico Saporiti The intake of the Villoresi irrigation canal is a monumental structure of classical beauty: it tames the blue waters of the River Ticino,…

Nico Saporiti |

The following piece appeared as a guest blog in the UK's Guardian this past week. A good public education system means public spending – but not necessarily public provision. In OECD…

Harry A. Patrinos |