PED-209: Management, Finance, and Regulation of Public Infrastructure in Developing Countries

Semester: Spring

Credit: 1.0

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Henry Lee


Day Time Location
First Day 1/27
Meet Day M/W 1:10 PM - 2:30 PM L140


This course will explore efforts to manage, finance, and regulate the transportation, telecommunication, water, sanitation, and energy infrastructure systems in developing countries. Issues to be discussed include public-private partnerships, the fundamentals of project finance, contract and discretionary regulation, and managing the political context in which infrastructure decisions are made. The course will rely on case material taken from infrastructure programs in developing countries, including Brazil, Mexico, Thailand, Laos, Argentina, Chile, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, and India, as well as some developed countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.