Slow Economy Making Public-Private Deals Popular

Vekshin, Alison
October 2002
Bond Buyer;10/29/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31501, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the engagement of local governments in public-private partnerships in the U.S. Use of the deal to finance infrastructure projects; Increase in the number of public-private partnerships; Deficit on the fiscal budget of states.


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