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Big investments: Changing the course of a nation  

infrastructure investments

This study analyzes the economic impacts and catalytic effects on attracting private investment of one of the largest infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean: the Panama Canal expansion. Read this study and learn about:

  • How big infrastructure investments can create multiplier effects in an economy, even before they are completed, and how we quantified these impacts for the Panama Canal expansion project.
  • The overall impact of the Panama Canal expansion on private investment and gross domestic product (GDP) in the country, triggered by the national referendum approving the project in 2006.
  • The role that public and private investments, together with development finance institution funding, play in driving economic growth in the region.

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