This article examines the re-emergence of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the Netherlands since the 1980s, summarising the policy discussions that have taken place, and analysing the projects that have been implemented or planned. Several policy conclusions are drawn from the Dutch experience with PPPs.

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Keywords Contractual partnerships, DBFM, DBFO, Education, PFI, PPP, Private finance initiative, Procurement, Public-private partnerships, Schools, The Netherlands, Transport infrastructure
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Journal Economic Affairs
Klijn, E-H. (2009). Public-private partnerships in The Netherlands: Policy, projects and lessons. Economic Affairs, 29(1), 26–32. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0270.2009.01863.x