Aleksandar Đorđević, Biljana Rakić

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This paper aims to compare the type of public-private partnership (PPP) projects and their sectoral structure in developed and developing countries. This will be done through a comparative analysis of eight countries that belong to the categories of developed and developing countries and besides that implement numerous PPP projects. The results of the analysis indicate that developed countries chosen for this analysis implement more projects and record a higher total value of projects. Their projects are more diversified and apart from economic infrastructure encompass social infrastructure, which does have a higher number of projects, and in some developed countries higher value than economic infrastructure sectors. There is some overlapping between the groups and the sectors as this is not a strict rule that could be applied to all the countries, as each economy is an individual and specific case. As adequate PPP structure leads to economic growth and prosperity of the national economy, it is recommended to adjust the institutional framework, laws and regulations for PPP, attract more private capital, develop basic economic infrastructure and with its help attempt to converge the PPP project structure of developing countries to that of developed countries. The final goal is to have well developed economic infrastructure and then invest more in social infrastructure projects that can affect the wellbeing of all residents in an economy


public-private partnership, sectoral structure, developed countries, developing countries

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