The High Cost of “De-Risking” Infrastructure Finance

Project Syndicate  
Policy Initiative: Innovation and Economic Diversification
8. January 2019

The World Bank recently started advising governments to assume the bulk of the risk in public-private partnerships, so as to attract more private-sector players. But in addition to introducing an unacceptable moral hazard, this guidance is creating a possible doomsday scenario for debt-saddled developing countries around the world.

Project Syndicate| The High Cost of “De-Risking” Infrastructure Finance

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