Partnerships for the Goals

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Public-Private Partnerships and Sustainable Development

  • Scott HipsherEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71067-9_14-1

Introduction

Making progress toward meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals will require the use of substantial amounts of time, effort, and resources. The achievement of improving standards of living, including reductions in poverty, longer life expectancy, improvement in health, reductions in infant mortality, and other measures of quality of life, is highly correlated with economic growth (e.g., Son 2010; Srinivasan 2013; Warr 2015); and the private sector is the primary contributor of economic growth in a market-based economy (e.g., Fukasaku 2007; Hipsher 2017: Mkapa 2010). Without economic growth in the areas where poverty is widespread, there can be little progress expected in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. While both governments and civil society organizations also have a role to play in providing services to the society, in most modern market-based economies, the ultimate funding for both government and civil society programs comes directly or...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bangkok Academic CentreWebster UniversityBangkokThailand

Section editors and affiliations

  • Monica Thiel
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public Administration and School of Business AdministrationUniversity of International Business and Economics & China University of PetroleumBeijingChina