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Urban infrastructure : finance and management / edited by Kath Wellman and Marcus Spiller.

Contributor(s): Wellman, Kath | Spiller, Marcus.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chichester ; Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: xix, 305 pages : maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470672181 (hardback) .Subject(s): Infrastructure (Economics) -- Finance | City planning -- Finance | Infrastructure (Economics) -- Australia -- Finance -- Case studies | Public works | Urban economics | Urban policyDDC classification: 363.60681 URB.A Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
ch. 1 Introduction /​ Marcus Spiller Introduction Global Challenges of Urban Growth, Climate Change, and Finance Technological Change Microeconomic Reform and Productivity Australia as Case Study References ch. 2 Urban Management Principles and Instruments /​ Lyndsay Robert Neilson Urban Policy Policy Implementation Conclusions ch. 3 Urban Infrastructure: Productivity, Project Evaluation, and Finance /​ Frederik Pretorius Which Investments Should Be Undertaken? Infrastructure: On Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity, Markets, and Further Economic Concerns Criteria for Choice in Action: Nation Building for the Future Assessing the Benefits and Costs: Project Evaluation Financial Evaluation Cost-Benefit Analysis Limitations of Cost-Benefit Analysis A Case in Point: Questions about Project Evaluation in Practice Contents note continued: Further Methodological Challenges: Multicriteria Analysis How Should the Investment Be Financed? Forms of Financing Capital Markets and Infrastructure Financing in Australia since the 1990s ch. 4 Private-Public Partnerships: Transaction Analysis and the Case of Urban Motorways /​ Andrew McDougall A Private-Public Sector Participation Continuum A General Framework for Analyzing Private-Public Partnerships in Infrastructure The Melbourne CityLink: A First-Generation Modern Era Build-Own-Operate-Transfer PPP ch. 5 Land Management and Planning Legislation /​ Marcus Spiller The Land Development Process Planning Systems and Land Use Regulation Overview of Good Practice Principles ch. 6 Financing and Managing Urban Water /​ Kath Wellman The Urban Hydrological Cycle Contents note continued: Climate Change and Its Impact on Urban Water Management Water Security: Balancing Demand and Supply The Urban Water Industry Financing Urban Water Utilities The Financial Structure of Water Utilities ch. 7 Financing and Managing Urban Energy Systems /​ John Daley Outline of the Chapter Energy Systems, Energy Policy, and Governance Energy Markets, Resources, and Supply Systems Australia: Primary Energy Resources and Supply Australia: Secondary Energy Supply and Retailing Future Energy Systems Relevant Websites ch. 8 Financing and Managing Urban Transport /​ Cameron Gordon Urban Transport in Theory Australian Transport Shed Australian Transport Infrastructure Australian Transport Modes Australian Transport Policy Structures and Mechanisms Australian Urban Transport in Detail Contents note continued: ch. 9 Principles and Systems for Coordination of Infrastructure Investment across Portfolios /​ Kath Wellman City Shaping and Follower Infrastructure `Predict and Provide' versus `Creating the Future' Identifying Infrastructure Projects with `City Shaping' Power Designing Coordination Systems Coordinating City Shaping Infrastructure Coordinating Follower Infrastructure Challenges Planning and Governance at a Metropolitan Scale Mission Urban Metropolitan Governance Role of the Australian Government References.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

ch. 1 Introduction /​ Marcus Spiller
Introduction
Global Challenges of Urban Growth, Climate Change, and Finance
Technological Change
Microeconomic Reform and Productivity
Australia as Case Study
References
ch. 2 Urban Management Principles and Instruments /​ Lyndsay Robert Neilson
Urban Policy
Policy Implementation
Conclusions
ch. 3 Urban Infrastructure: Productivity, Project Evaluation, and Finance /​ Frederik Pretorius
Which Investments Should Be Undertaken?
Infrastructure: On Efficiency, Effectiveness and Equity, Markets, and Further Economic Concerns
Criteria for Choice in Action: Nation Building for the Future
Assessing the Benefits and Costs: Project Evaluation
Financial Evaluation
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Limitations of Cost-Benefit Analysis
A Case in Point: Questions about Project Evaluation in Practice
Contents note continued: Further Methodological Challenges: Multicriteria Analysis
How Should the Investment Be Financed?
Forms of Financing
Capital Markets and Infrastructure Financing in Australia since the 1990s
ch. 4 Private-Public Partnerships: Transaction Analysis and the Case of Urban Motorways /​ Andrew McDougall
A Private-Public Sector Participation Continuum
A General Framework for Analyzing Private-Public Partnerships in Infrastructure
The Melbourne CityLink: A First-Generation Modern Era Build-Own-Operate-Transfer PPP
ch. 5 Land Management and Planning Legislation /​ Marcus Spiller
The Land Development Process
Planning Systems and Land Use Regulation
Overview of Good Practice Principles
ch. 6 Financing and Managing Urban Water /​ Kath Wellman
The Urban Hydrological Cycle
Contents note continued: Climate Change and Its Impact on Urban Water Management
Water Security: Balancing Demand and Supply
The Urban Water Industry
Financing Urban Water Utilities
The Financial Structure of Water Utilities
ch. 7 Financing and Managing Urban Energy Systems /​ John Daley
Outline of the Chapter
Energy Systems, Energy Policy, and Governance
Energy Markets, Resources, and Supply Systems
Australia: Primary Energy Resources and Supply
Australia: Secondary Energy Supply and Retailing
Future Energy Systems
Relevant Websites
ch. 8 Financing and Managing Urban Transport /​ Cameron Gordon
Urban Transport in Theory
Australian Transport Shed
Australian Transport Infrastructure
Australian Transport Modes
Australian Transport Policy Structures and Mechanisms
Australian Urban Transport in Detail
Contents note continued: ch. 9 Principles and Systems for Coordination of Infrastructure Investment across Portfolios /​ Kath Wellman
City Shaping and Follower Infrastructure
`Predict and Provide' versus `Creating the Future'
Identifying Infrastructure Projects with `City Shaping' Power
Designing Coordination Systems
Coordinating City Shaping Infrastructure
Coordinating Follower Infrastructure
Challenges
Planning and Governance at a Metropolitan Scale
Mission
Urban Metropolitan Governance
Role of the Australian Government
References.

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