Financing infrastructure: Are new options feasible?
Project Number: 481
Project Leader: Niclas Krüger
Start Date: 2017-02-01
End Date: 2017-12-31
Description:The aim with this project in general is to improve the understanding of how to finance infrastructure. There are several attributes of infrastructure investments that make them different from ordinary investments: the scale of investment and the associated capital needed, the irreversibility and illiquidity of the projects, strong network properties and the public sector usually planning and the private sector building and sometimes also operating the infrastructure. More specifically, this project aims to estimate the potential benefits of issuing infrastructure project bonds and other means of infrastructure financing