Lessons for the urban century [electronic resource] : decentralized infrastructure finance in the World Bank / Patricia Clarke Annez, Gwénaelle Huet, George E. Peterson.
- Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2008.
- Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Infrastructure.
Directions in development. Infrastructure
1 online resource (122 p.)
- Municipal finance -- Developing countries.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Developing countries -- Finance.
- Electronic books.
- The world's urban population doubled between 1970 and 2008, growing from 1.5 billion to 3 billion people. Future world population growth will be concentrated in developing countries-the majority in medium-size and smaller cities and towns. International institutions and governments alike face the challenge of efficiently financing the massive investment in infrastructure required to support this urban growth. The Urban Infrastructure Fund (UIF) is a tool designed to meet this need. Responsibility for subproject oversight, credit assessment, financial management reform, and other critical tasks
- Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Executive Summary; Chapter 1 Introduction and Objective; Figure 1.1. Urban versus Rural Population Growth Worldwide through 2030; Figure 1.2. World Urban Population Growth through 2030: Low- and Middle-Income versus High-Income Countries; Figure 1.3. Distribution of World Urban Population Growth through 2015 by City Size; Figure 1.4. Selected Mega Cities' Growth Rates through 2010; Table 1.1. UIFs by Region; Chapter 2 Trends and Structure of Urban Infrastructure Funds (UIFs)
Figure 2.1. UIF Commitments by Region and Sector BoardFigure 2.2. UIF Commitments by Country; Figure 2.3. Annual UIF Commitments by Sector Board; Figure 2.4. Trends in Total Urban Infrastructure Fund Lending-Annual Averages; Figure 2.5. Trends in Annual Average Urban Infrastructure Fund Lending by Infrastructure and Non-infrastructure Sector Boards; Figure 2.6. Trends in Annual Average Project Size; Figure 2.7. UIF Lending Projects; Figure 2.8. UIF Grant Projects; Chapter 3 Performance of UIFs; Figure 3.1. Outcome Ratings for UIFs; Figure 3.2. Selected Outcome Ratings for UIFs by Sector Board
Figure 3.3. Disbursements as a Percentage of Commitments for UIFsFigure 3.4. Loan Recoveries in UIFs: Reporting and Repayment Rates by Institutional Arrangement; Chapter 4 UIF Design: Options for Intermediation Strategy; Box 4.1 A Model of Market-Oriented Reform: Crédit Local de France; Figure 4.1. Loan Financing versus Grant Financing of Subprojects by Sector Board; Table 4.1. Financial Intermediation versus Poverty-Oriented Grants; Figure 4.2. Development Objective: Development of Municipal Credit Market by Sector Board
Figure 4.3. Development Objective: Development of Municipal Credit Market over TimeChapter 5 Learning from Experience in Project Design; Table 5.1. Municipal On-Lending Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa; Table 5.2. Municipal Grants and Infrastructure Programs; Chapter 6 Agenda for Future Work; Box 6.1 Monitoring Municipal Financial Market Development: The Czech Republic; Chapter 7 Conclusions; Appendix 1 Methodology for Selecting and Identifying Urban Infrastructure Funds Financed by the World Bank; Figure A1.1. World Bank Project Approvals: FY1971-FY2006; Table A1.1. UIF Projects by Region
Appendix 2 List of UIFs ReviewedAppendix 3 List of Currencies Available for Swaps from IBRD Loans as of January 3, 2008; References; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-87) and index.
- Huet, Gwénaelle.
Peterson, George E.
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