Public-Private Partnership: Some Issues of Theory and Practice

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2011-9-41-50

V. Varnavskii, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The author analyzes the concept of Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) and its substance as a category. He gives his own vision of a place, which PPP’s concept occupies in economic theory. Having analyzed various definitions of PPP the author suggests his own PPP's definition. A particular attention is given to problems of property rights in PPP projects. The paper describes a wide scale of PPP’s experience in Russia and throughout the world. The author makes an attempt to give a comprehensive analysis of various factors that are able to contribute to successful PPP development in Russia.

Keywords: public private partnership, concessions, rentals, infrastructure, investment, housing, special economic zones, Russia, United Kingdom, United States

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Varnavskii V. Public-Private Partnership: Some Issues of Theory and Practice. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2011, no. 9, pp. 41-50.

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