Introduction to the Website by the Author

Other Articles

Feb 16, 2016 — Neil Boyle

Buyers and sellers of real assets adapt to markets in ingenious and not so ingenious ways. The adaptive ingenuity knowledge that traders are required to know to achieve efficient closure remains unknown to policy analysts.  This knowledge gap has resource allocation and efficiency implications for markets and can lead to crises. The sub-prime financial crisis 2008-2010 ...

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UPDATED – Putting PPP Government Bureaucratic Problems into an Analytical Framework – PART – IIa

Aug 28, 2010 — Neil Boyle

In Part–IIa, we discuss the game changing government bureaucratic problems that arise in the development and tendering of BOT PPP projects. INFRAGOV associates in Manila, Dr. Ramon Clarete and Mr. Hector Florento brought bureaucracy problems to my attention. Both are working to resolve bureaucracy problems in their country and continue ...

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UPDATED – TCE PRECEPTS FOR ANALYZING INSTITUTIONS

Jul 19, 2010 — Neil Boyle

UPDATED - TCE PRECEPTS FOR ANALYZING INSTITUTIONS 07-19-2010 ver 3C Please click on the above link to see the updated version of what I consider one of my important posts.  It is important because it concentrates in one file the beginning of what I have learned over the past 10 years of studying ...

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Putting PPP Government Bureaucratic Problems into an Analytical Framework — PART – I

Jun 17, 2010 — Neil Boyle

Updated in red on May 15, 2010. This problem was brought to my attention by Hector Florento, Governance Advisor for the Philippine government and Dr. Ramon Clarete, Professor of Economics at the University of the Philippines in Manila, both of whom are Associates of Infragov LLC (you can read their ...

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Core Supply Chain Investment as Launching Platform for Outlier Farm Enterprises – Part II

Case Studies

Mar 24, 2010 — Neil Boyle

Part I asserts that wise and patient capital are important ingredients to getting outlier farmer contracts right, but does not go into details. The subject of wise capital is addressed in two website postings, namely: the Part I version of this paper, and Project Finance: Incentives and Governance.   The topic of ...

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Common Hazards Encountered in PPP Projects

Dec 24, 2009 — Neil Boyle

Hazards are embedded in all agreements and contracts. Even after negotiating away all so-called risks, contract hazards comprise a bevy of hidden risks.  These hidden risks are more appropriately referred to as hazardous incentives or transaction costs, which enable the human factors of limited cognitive capacity and guileful self-interest. Please download the following ...

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Protecting the Deal Against Pre-Emptive Debt Hazards

Technical Notes

Nov 18, 2009 — Neil Boyle

Once the contract is in place, the security of project financed infrastructure is frequently threatened by revenue volatility and “creeping maladaptation” caused by the pre-emptive nature of highly leveraged bonds that are held by creditors for termination if things go awry. “Creeping maladaptation” refers to the incremental nature of the ...

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