PPP - Public-Private Partnerships

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Public private partnerships can take a wide range of forms varying in the degree of involvement of the private entity in traditionally public infrastructure. A public private partnership is generally memorialized in a contract or agreement to outline the responsibilities of each party and clearly allocate risk. The graph below depicts the spectrum of public private partnership agreements.


For a summary of each type of arrangement and sample agreements, see:

Source: World Bank