Creative solutions will likely be required to bridge the gap between the cost of addressing growing infrastructure needs in the U.S., currently estimated at $4 trillion, and the amount of available public funding.  One increasingly popular possibility involves supplementing public funds with private financing through agreements that allow for greater private sector participation in the delivery and financing of public infrastructure projects.  In my recent Daily Journal of Commerce article, I look at the pros and cons of such agreements, which are often known as “Public-Private Partnerships” or “P3s.” Read the full article here.

Originally published as “OP-ED: Leveraging private expertise and financing for public benefit” by the Daily Journal of Commerce on June 15, 2017.