International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 17 Issue 5


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An economic analysis of Ireland's first public private partnership

Claire Hurst, Eoin Reeves

In 1999, the Irish Government launched a programme of public private partnerships (PPPs). The programme has expanded rapidly as policy makers seek to address the country's…


North/South infrastructure development via cross‐border PPP mechanisms

Joan Henderson, Eileen McGloin

Both Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland governments recognise the current infrastructural deficits in their respective jurisdictions which, if not addressed, will…


Success and failure mechanisms of public private partnerships (PPPs) in developing countries: Insights from the Lebanese context

Dima Jamali

The concept of public private partnerships (PPPs) has attracted worldwide attention and acquired a new resonance in the context of developing countries. PPPs are…


Partnerships in oil and gas production‐sharing contracts

Nutavoot Pongsiri

In countries with large or potentially large oil and gas deposits, the resource and its extraction tend to become vital cornerstones of the economy. However, uncertainties…


Re‐scaling regeneration: Experiences of merging area‐based and city‐wide partnerships in urban policy

Jon Coaffee

The city of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, has become an urban laboratory where numerous nationally prescribed regeneration partnerships and strategies have been “tried‐out”…

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