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NCPPP White Papers

Enabling Infrastructure Investment: Leveling the Playing Field for Federal Real Property
This report, prepared in conjunction with the Urban Land Institute, recommends needed reforms in the way the federal government finances real property and other major capital assets.

Testing Tradition: Assessing the Added Value of Public-Private Partnerships (2012)
This 27-page paper provides a method for comparing true public sector costs of traditional procurement and the use of public-private partnerships.

Critical Choices: The Debate Over Public-Private Partnerships and What it Means for America’s Future (2003)
This 23-page paper counters many of the common misconceptions about public-private partnerships.

For the Good of the People: Using Public-Private Partnerships To Meet America’s Essential Needs (2002)
This 25-page paper outlines the basics and values of public-private partnerships.