Ensuring infrastructure investments address poverty and inequality

Center of Concern | Mon, Oct 13, 2014



In the introductory chapter contributed to a recently-published book, Center of Concern team member Aldo Caliari identifies the fiscal and debt risks of relying on institutional investors to finance infrastructure and argues for strong governance safeguards, and checks and balances to ensure a fair distribution of risks and protection of the poorest and most vulnerable.

The book, “Infrastructure: for people or for profit? The crucial role of responsible and democratic governance,” was recently published by the Heinrich Boell Foundation and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development and Rights. It includes perspectives by think tank, civil society and grassroots movements representatives from all parts of the world.

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