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'New departures' in infrastructure provision: an ongoing evolution away from physical assets to user needs

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Infrastructure—communications, energy, transport, waste, and water networks—is critical for economic activity and social well-being. Practitioners, politicians, and economists advocate high levels of investment in infrastructure under the rubric of 'planning for growth' (or the 'push' paradigm). This paradigm relies on complex public-private arrangements in the name of public interest.

These seemingly reasonable arrangements are, however, not delivering their promise. Evidence shows...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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