Abstract: This paper presents the main reasons why public-private partnerships (PPPs) are adopted as well as the possible disadvantages for the public and private sectors. By means of two case studies on bridge construction and railway infrastructure (Fertagus and Lusoponte), we elucidate how a PPP is structured and financed. Furthermore, the two case studies illustrate how the renegotiation processes are conducted when the public-private contracts have to be altered and what determines (un)successful renegotiations.
|Place of Publication||Tilburg|
|Number of pages||42|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Name||CentER Discussion Paper|
- Public–Private Partnerships
- Public Procurement
- Project Risk