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The Public Infrastructure Provision Toolbox within the Framework of the New Institutional Economics journal article

Norayr Badasyan, Hans Wilhelm Alfen

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 10 (2015), Issue 2, Page 72 - 82

The present paper analyzes the attributes of property rights and transaction cost underlying the development of the submodels in Public Infrastructure Provision (hereinafter PIP), which help to create the overall organizational model for the relevant projects. The paper also addresses the question of how a shift from one attribute of the property rights and transaction cost to another can lead to a change in the organizational model. In fact, the paper introduces the PIP in a new light analyzing the factors developing the submodels of the relevant projects. The adopted approach gives an opportunity to develop the most efficient organizational model for a relevant field by identifying and defining the most suitable attributes for the projects in the sphere.


Competition in the Provision of Traffic Lights and Possible Consequences for the Application of PPP-Models journal article

Hans Wilhelm Alfen, Andreas Leupold

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 5 (2010), Issue 1, Page 8

I. Introduction One of the most important measures to handle the growing traffic volume in cities is an efficient traffic- management system. As obligatory instructions for road users and due to their visibility, traffic lights are the most relevant element of a traffic management system. In order to meet the high safety requirements related to traffic lights, cities have to make big efforts not only to install but also to maintain and modernise their


Will PPP Help to Meet the Infrastructural Needs of the Higher Education and Research Sector? journal article

Hans Wilhelm Alfen, Katrin Fischer

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 3 (2008), Issue 1, Page 6

Will PPP Help to Meet the Needs of the Higher Education and Research Sector? I. Introduction The education sector is of great importance to the economic development of each country. Investments in the higher education sector are not restricted to human resources but include infrastructure investments. In Germany, an increasing investment demand in the higher education sector has recently occurred. This is due to the increasing number of students. The


Characteristics of PPP Projects in Leisure and Sports and Overview of recent Market Developments in Germany journal article

Michael Frank, Hans Wilhelm Alfen

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 3 (2008), Issue 4, Page 6

I. Introduction Providing sports facilities and other facilities for leisure is one of the voluntary tasks of municipalities. In addition to this, they are required to provide the necessary sporting facilities for schools. However, in the last few years, the necessary capital investment for such provisions has fallen short. As a result, there is a significant investment back-log which must be resolved in the next few years. Figure 1: Required municipa


First PPP Steps in German Health Care journal article

Hans Wilhelm Alfen

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 2 (2007), Issue 4, Page 8

First PPP Steps in German Health Care I. Initial position of PPP in German Health Care Financing of the German health care system Since 1972 the German health care system is based on the Hospital Financing Act. As far as the financing of hospitals are concerned a dualistic finance system has been implemented.1 This means that the health insurance funds bear the operating costs caused by the hospitals2 whereas the federal states have to fund


Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the German Public Real Estate Sector journal article

Hans Wilhelm Alfen, Andreas Leupold

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 2 (2007), Issue 1, Page 5

I. Introduction The following paper gives an overview of the development of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) as a new public procurement method in Germany. It focuses mainly on the standardisation process and other aspects of the general political and institutional framework as well as on the market development. At the same time, it constitutes the start of a series of articles providing a more detailed insight in different sectors like transport and


Overview of the PPP Public Real Estate Market in Germany journal article

Hans Wilhelm Alfen, Susann Vollrath

European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, Volume 2 (2007), Issue 2, Page 7

Overview of the PPP Public Real Estate Market in Germany I. Introduction After years of slow development of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) market in Germany, since 2003 a small but continuously growing deal flow of PPP life cycle projects in the public real estate sector can be observed. Based on the broad introduction to and overview of the German PPP Market in general, this paper gives a more detailed market insight of PPP public real estate p

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