New PDF release: Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History

By Youssef Cassis,Giuseppe De Luca,Massimo Florio

investment infrastructure has continuously been a tough factor in any nation and at any time, but the subject remains to be principally unexplored. The social returns of funding in water, roads, railways, or extra lately telegraph or communique satellites are usually obvious in the end, yet this far-off horizon poses unique difficulties to governments and traders. This quantity presents a vast evaluate of the most financing strategies carried out in Europe to support
infrastructures from the autumn of the Roman Empire as much as the top of the twentieth century.

It explores the varied old paths pursued with a purpose to resolve the matter of infrastructure finance in a number of eu nations, and attracts upon the findings of a global and interdisciplinary study undertaking. It brings jointly case stories through monetary historians, economists, and engineers, and the transparent taxonomy courses the reader in the course of the financing options which were built to fund infrastructure over nearly 3 thousand years. the amount is geared up into four
parts; after an introductory bankruptcy by way of the editors, half One deals 'horizontal' contributions that hide the heritage of ecu infrastructure finance. elements , 3, and 4 every one specialise in a unmarried region, specifically water, delivery, and telecommunications. The findings convey how heritage can inform
thinking on modern infrastructure problems.

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