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The Unaccounted Risks of Public Private Partnerships

This brief article examines the ramifications of adoption of the public-private partnership (PPP) mechanism in the urban infrastructure and service sector. I focus on the debate concerning the efficacy and equity of PPPs and, particularly, the issue of risk. I … Continue reading

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Financialization of the urban: what is it and why does it matter?

Introduction There is something unique about the way in which cities have grown and transformed in recent decades that relates to the financialization of the economy in general and to the real estate and urban development sectors in particular. Globalization … Continue reading

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