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RG-T2914 : Cost overruns in infrastructure projects: lessons in LAC and enhancement of the analytical tools to manage IDB Projects

Project Status: Closed

This TC aims to continue contributing to the analysis of cost overruns on large investment projects and their causes, to improve the design and implementation of projects by the IDB and LAC countries. Specifically, this implies: (I) Improving the methodology for stochastic analysis of infrastructure project costs by testing the predictive capacity of the model and facilitating its application through a computer tool (Ii) Complete the analysis of design cases and Implementation of Infrastructure megaprojects, focused on establishing evidence of the impact of the institutional environment on their success (measured by the existence of overcharges and overdrafts) (Iii) Produce recommendations regarding the use of different contracting mechanisms for large infrastructure projects (Iv) Systematize lessons learned from innovations in the structuring of infrastructure financing, and support for their diffusion

Project Detail

Project Number
RG-T2914
Project Country
Regional
Project Sector
TRANSPORT
Project Subsector
MAJOR HIGHWAYS
Project Type
Technical Cooperation
Environmental and social impact category
C
Project Status
Closed
Operation Number
ATN/OC-16121-RG

Financial Information

Project Number
RG-T2914
Project Status
Closed

IDB Financing

Financing type
TCN
Fund
Ordinary Capital
Reporting currency
USD - United States Dollar
Reporting date
Aug/31/2021

Roles & Responsibilities

Contract signature date
Apr/26/2017

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 345,000
Country counterpart financing
USD 0
Amount
USD 345,000

Preparation

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published
TC Abstract
RG-T2914
April 24, 2017

Approved