Last Updated:
26 Feb 2021

Closing the Infrastructure Gap

The Role of Public-Private Partnerships

Published by Deloitte Research, this study provides a short and easily digestible overview of the advantages and disadvantages of PPPs.

Citizens around the globe confront the world’s glaring infrastructure deficit daily. Evidence of the large and growing gap between infrastructure needs and the resources that governments have historically invested in meeting those needs is everywhere: congested roads; bridges in need of repair; poorly maintained transit systems and recreational facilities; and deteriorated hospitals, schools, and waste treatment facilities all in urgent need of rehabilitation and repair. These problems in turn impose huge costs on society, from lower productivity to reduced competitiveness to an increased number of accidents.