Insiders Call Public-Private Partnerships Case of Risk vs. Reward

Finestone, Deborah
May 2002
Bond Buyer;5/21/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31391, p29
Trade Publication
Reports on the management of risks in public-private partnerships in San Francisco, California. Proposal of creatively structured projects; Decline of cost-capital in the tax-exempt market; Regulation on the use of private capital.


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