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The Financing of Public - Private Partnership (Ppp) Projects in Romania - An Evaluation of the Awareness and Know-How among Romanian Organizations

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  • Doru-Cristian CORETCHI


    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)

  • Marian-Adrian GROSU


    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)

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    In many countries, anti-crisis public measures focus on higher public investment or investment in public objectives, like investment in infrastructure projects, as an important mean to maintain economic activity during the crisis and support a rapid return to sustained economic growth. An instrument to realize these investments is the Public-Private Partnership (hereinafter PPP). Nevertheless, PPP’s are vulnerable to the economic impact of the crisis. Although the final consequences and duration of the crisis are not yet known, the effects on PPP’s can already be identified and estimated. The crisis has made the conditions for this instrument more difficult. Despite some signs of recovery, the volumes and values of the PPP projects currently closing is still significantly below the level reached before the crisis. The topic of PPP financing has never been more important than under the current crisis. Alternative innovative solutions are being sought, new markets need to be opened in order to enable the further development of PPP, the stakeholder organizations have to increase their level of understanding regarding the new environment for PPP.

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    Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 4 (June)
    Pages: 1-12

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    Handle: RePEc:spp:jkmeit:1154
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    1. Oliver Hart, 2003. "Incomplete Contracts and Public Ownership: Remarks, and an Application to Public-Private Partnerships," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 113(486), pages 69-76, March.
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