Investment in Asia’s Infrastructure
September 14, 2016
12:00pm - 12:00pm
Housing 62% of the world’s population, Asia has a significant need for sufficient and reliable infrastructure to meet the demands for economic growth in the region. Current estimates show about $8 trillion in infrastructure development is needed by 2020 and the region suffers from a largely underdeveloped bond market, leaving most projects to be financed by traditional bank loans. The goal of this Lab is to explore and prioritize different funding mechanisms needed to meet the vast demand in the region.