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

Semester: Spring

Credit: 4.0

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Henry Lee


Day Time Location
Term Start Date 1/23
Meet Day T/Th 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Belfer 200 Starr Aud (HKS)


This course explores 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 assome developed countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

Review Session: Friday 10:15-11:30 (Starr)

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