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Report | 2016
The Impact of China on Europe and Central Asia
Author(s): Timmer, Hans ; Bussolo, Maurizio ; Gould, David Michael ; Letelier, Raquel Alejandra ; Nguyen, Tu Chi ; Panterov, Georgi Lyudmilov ; Shaw, William ; Ushakova, Ekaterina ; Burns, Andrew ; Izvorski, Ivailo V. ; Pigato, Miria A. ; Sanchez, Carolina
The economies of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) are facing complex challenges. In the eastern part of the region the task of governments is to orchestrate a coordinated crisis response. The collapse of oil revenues and the associated decline in remittances triggered a chain reaction of shocks. Adjustment to these shocks requires a new monetary...
Presentation | 2014
Connectivity in Central Asia- Markets, Infrastructure, and Policy Options for Enhancing Cross‐Border Connectivity
Author(s): Ruddy, Michael
Transport Ruddy, Michael Download PDF http://www.unescap.org/resources/presentation-section-1-connectivity-central-asi... International bandwidth fiber infrastructure INTERNET Telecommunications broadband connection International connectivity fiber optic transmission ICT HARMONIZATION All Presentation Terabit Consulting 2014-01-01 00:00:00 Asian...
Report | 2018
Funding and Financing Infrastructure: The Joint Use of Public and Private Finance
Author(s): Fay, Marianne ; Martimort, David ; Straub, Stephane
The paper addresses the issue of the feasible level of private finance in a contracting model of infrastructure finding and financing. It characterizes the structure of financial contracts, deriving the conditions under which both public and private finance coexist. A key feature is that access to outside finance and the regulatory decision on...
Report | 2018
Connective Financing: Chinese Infrastructure Projects and the Diffusion of Economic Activity in Developing Countries
Author(s): Bluhm, Richard ; Dreher, Axel ; Fuchs, Andreas ; Parks, Bradley ; Strange, Austin ; Tierney, Michael
How do development projects influence the geographic distribution of economic activity within low-income and middle-income countries? Existing research focuses on the effects of Western development projects on inter-personal inequality and inequality across different subnational regions. However, China has recently become a major financier of...