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Improving Public Sector Performance : Through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination (English)

This report is an inaugural issue in a new series that aims to offer a fresh look at how developing countries are overcoming persistent problems in public sector management. ... See More +

Working Paper 131020 OCT 01, 2018

Beschel,Robert P.; Cameron,Blair James; Kunicova,Jana; Myers,C. Bernard Disclosed

Malaysia's Digital Economy : A New Driver of Development (English)

Working Paper 129777 SEP 01, 2018

Record,Richard James Lowden; Larson,Bradley Robert; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Chong,Yew Keat Disclosed

Productivity unplugged : the challenges of Malaysia's transition into a high-income country (English)

As Malaysia continues to strive toward high-income status, accelerating productivity growth has become the country’s central economic policy challenge. ... See More +

Working Paper 126781 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : navigating change (English)

The historic outcome of Malaysia's recent elections provides an unprecedented opportunity for change. The country's 14th General Elections which took place on May 9, 2018, in the context of widespread citizen concern regarding the degree to which the proceeds of economic growth have been shared across the Malaysian society and a call for increased government accountability, have resulted in the nation's first change in government since its independence in 1957. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 127679 JUN 01, 2018

Record,Richard James Lowden; Chong,Yew Keat; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti Disclosed

Maximizing knowledge for development (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) is strengthening its partnerships with upper-middle-income countries and high-income countries to leverage private and public finance, and to create knowledge and new solutions based on the experiences of graduates for the benefit of clients. ... See More +

Working Paper 125247 APR 01, 2018

Alawode,Abayomi A.; Ouazad,Amine; Arshad,Ashraf Bin; Ruggeri Laderchi,Caterina; Sitorus,Djauhari; Georgieva,Dorina Peteva; Mendez Ramos,Fabian; Govindasamy,Jeevakumar; De Luna-Martínez,José; Kelm,Kathrine M.; Sondergaard,Lars M.; Tan,Mei Ling; Amin,Mohammad; Loayza,Norman V.; Canuto,Otaviano; Record,Richard James Lowden; Ranciere,Romain; Wahba,Sameh; Schmukler,Sergio L.; Bell,Simon; Shetty,Sudhir; Kwakwa,Victoria Disclosed

Resource misallocation and productivity gaps in Malaysia (English)

The reallocation of resources from low- to high-productivity firms can generate large aggregate productivity gains. The paper uses data from the Malaysian manufacturing census to measure the country's hypothetical productivity gains when moving toward the level of within-sector allocative efficiency in the United States to be between 13 and 36 percent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8368 MAR 19, 2018

Chuah,Lay Lian; Loayza,Norman V.; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Budgeting for performance in Malaysia : a review of the design, implementation, and application of Malaysia's outcome based budgeting (English)

Performance based budgeting (PBB) has been a popular reform among ministries of finance across the world, accompanied by high expectations for its ability to transform national budget processes. ... See More +

Working Paper 126690 MAR 01, 2018

Myers,Bernard; Boothe,Robert Disclosed

Improving education sector performance in Malaysia : lessons from a delivery unit approach (English)

This report is part of the World Bank’s Malaysia development experience series that strives to document the country’s approach to improving public sector performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 122696 JAN 01, 2018

Kunicova,Jana; Govindasamy,Jeevakumar; Sondergaard,Lars M. Disclosed

Islamic finance and public-private partnership : viability, opportunities and recommendations (English)

Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), together with the World Bank Group, convened a two-day conference on Islamic Finance and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for Infrastructure Development from 8 to 9 May 2017 at SC in Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. ... See More +

Working Paper 123425 JAN 01, 2018

Kamil,Wan Abdul Rahim; Bakhor, Syed Azhan Syed Mohd; De Luna-Martinez,Jose; Zhang,Wei - GFCPN; Abdul Aziz,Ahmad Hafiz Bin; Mahmud,Mohd Lukman; Fauzi, Hanif Mohsein Mohd; Ahmad,Aijaz - GTPPP Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : turmoil to transformation (English)

In this edition of the Malaysia Economic Monitor, the focus of the special topic is macro-financial policy. This year marks 20 years since the onset of the Asian financial crisis (AFC), which caused a major shock to Malaysia's economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 122007 DEC 01, 2017

Record,Richard James Lowden; Ping,Alan Lau Sie; Zaourak,Gabriel Roberto; Chong,Yew Keat; Zhang,Wei - GFM08 Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malaysia (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120990 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Enhancing public sector performance : Malaysia’s experience with transforming land administration (English)

This report is part of the series focusing on documenting the lessons from Malaysia for other developing countries in improving their public-sector management. ... See More +

Working Paper 121243 NOV 01, 2017

Mccluskey,William James; Burns, Tony; Kelm,Kathrine M.; Kunicova,Jana; Dzurllkanian, Dr; Arimuthu,Arividya P; Foong,Joshua Chee Yan; Pacheco,Chancey Lee; Loo,Carmen Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malaysia (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121014 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Primer on Malaysia’s experience with national development planning (English)

This background note, prepared for the inaugural meeting of the Planning Community of Practice (PCoP), describes Malaysia’s experience with national development planning at the federal level. ... See More +

Working Paper 126699 OCT 13, 2017

Brown,Deryck R.; Govindasamy,Jeevakumar; Loo,Carmen; Taliercio,Robert R. Disclosed

Insights for global development solutions (English)

The Development Digest is a half-yearly publication that features key works from teams based at the World Bank Group Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia. ... See More +

Working Paper 120365 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Enhancing the quality of public service delivery : insights from recent research (English)

Good policies are necessary but insufficient for delivering high quality public services. Building organizations capable of implementing increasingly complex policies at scale is crucial. ... See More +

Brief 117146 JUL 01, 2017

Woolcock,Michael Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : data for development (English)

Malaysia’s economic growth expanded strongly in first quarter (1Q) 2017. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for 2017 is expected to accelerate to 4.9 percent, slightly above the government’s current projection range of 4.3 to 4.8 percent. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 116032 JUN 01, 2017

Simler,Kenneth; Georgieva,Dorina Peteva; Chuah,Lay Lian; Ulku,Hulya; Kunicova,Jana; Fattal, Ricardo Alfredo Habalian; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Arimuthu,Arividya P; Bruinooge,Geert; Loh,Wei San; Sudan,Randeep; Vaira,Carolina Luisa; Gan,Gillian Chiah Ling; Jeong, Yoo Nee Disclosed

Greenback 2.0 Johor Bahru Report : migrant workers' remittances from Malaysia (English)

"Project Greenback 2.0 –Johor Bahru" is the product of a partnership between the World Bank and Bank Negara Malaysia, aimed at supporting the development of an efficient and transparent remittances market. ... See More +

Working Paper 120760 JUN 01, 2017

Endo,Isaku; De Smet,Dieter J Disclosed

Re-inventing service delivery through one-stop shops : proceedings from an international workshop - 3 to 5 May, 2017, Singapore-Johor Bahru, Malaysia (English)

On 3 to 5 May 2017, an international workshop re-inventing public service delivery took place in Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia focusing on delivering services through one-stop shops (OSS). ... See More +

Working Paper 120345 MAY 05, 2017

Umarova,Aziza; Kunicova,Jana; Johns,Kimberly D. Disclosed

Open data : differences and implications across countries (English)

The pros and cons of making data more accessible to the public have been widely debated. Proponents of open data argue that it is good practice for governments because it fosters transparency, promotes greater participation, and encourages sharing of ideas, which is important in building a research-oriented culture. ... See More +

Brief 114829 MAY 01, 2017

Chuah,Lay Lian; Loayza,Norman V. Disclosed

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Improving Public Sector Performance : Through Innovation and Inter-Agency Coordination (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131020 Working Paper
Malaysia's Digital Economy : A New Driver of Development (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129777 Working Paper
Productivity unplugged : the challenges of Malaysia's transition into a high-income country (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 126781 Working Paper
Malaysia economic monitor : navigating change (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127679 Economic Updates and Modeling
Maximizing knowledge for development (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125247 Working Paper
Resource misallocation and productivity gaps in Malaysia (English)
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MAR 19, 2018 WPS8368 Policy Research Working Paper
Budgeting for performance in Malaysia : a review of the design, implementation, and application of Malaysia's outcome based budgeting (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 126690 Working Paper
Improving education sector performance in Malaysia : lessons from a delivery unit approach (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122696 Working Paper
Islamic finance and public-private partnership : viability, opportunities and recommendations (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123425 Working Paper
Malaysia economic monitor : turmoil to transformation (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122007 Economic Updates and Modeling
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malaysia (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120990 Working Paper
Enhancing public sector performance : Malaysia’s experience with transforming land administration (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121243 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Malaysia (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121014 Working Paper
Primer on Malaysia’s experience with national development planning (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 126699 Working Paper
Insights for global development solutions (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120365 Working Paper
Enhancing the quality of public service delivery : insights from recent research (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117146 Brief
Malaysia economic monitor : data for development (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116032 Economic Updates and Modeling
Greenback 2.0 Johor Bahru Report : migrant workers' remittances from Malaysia (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 120760 Working Paper
Re-inventing service delivery through one-stop shops : proceedings from an international workshop - 3 to 5 May, 2017, Singapore-Johor Bahru, Malaysia (English)
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MAY 05, 2017 120345 Working Paper
Open data : differences and implications across countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114829 Brief