Public-Private Partnerships

The Public-Private Partnership Whisperer

Living Cities CEO Ben Hecht is reinventing how cities leverage investment for big projects.

The Murky Ethics and Uncertain Longevity of Privately Financed Public Parks

As the new generation of state-of-the-art parks begins to age, will we live to regret creative financing models?

The Uncertain Future of Public Roads

More and more states are privatizing highways and roads. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is a matter of increasing debate.

Online Classes Won't Fix America's Unequal Education System

The answer to underfunded primary and secondary education should not be a VC-funded bet foisted upon a disadvantaged population.

Bethlehem Steel's Redevelopment: Winners and Losers in Public-Private Partnerships

Sands Casino revitalized a major parcel of unused land, bringing a hotel and award-winning arts center along with it. But partnering with a casino can come at a cost.

Why Mitt Romney Should Love France's Approach to Infrastructure Funding

Here, you pay for the roads and resources you use, thanks to innovative public-private partnerships.