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Public Procurement in the Belt and Road Initiative (English)

China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) includes major infrastructure investment projects – roads, ports, railways – that aim to improve connectivity along a number of transport corridors spanning 71 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 132786 DEC 01, 2018

Ghossein,Tania; Hoekman,Bernard M.; Shindal,Anirudh Disclosed

Public Procurement and the Private Business Sector : Evidence from Firm-Level Data (English)

The quality of the public procurement system of an economy can have far-reaching effects on the private sector. This paper empirically explores several of these effects using two rich data sets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8575 SEP 05, 2018

Ghossein,Tania; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Saliola,Federica Disclosed

Procuring infrastructure public-private partnerships report 2018 (English)

Governments around the world have turned to public-private partnerships (PPPs) to design, finance, build, and operate infrastructure projects. Government capabilities to prepare, procure, and manage such projects are important to ensure that the expected efficiency gains are achieved. ... See More +

Working Paper 125085 JAN 01, 2018

Ghossein,Tania; Ruiz Nunez,Fernanda Disclosed

Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)

Public procurement regulation is an important instrument for using public resources efficiently and ensuring quality services to citizens. On average, the public procurement sector accounts for 14.5 percent of the gross domestic product globally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8234 NOV 06, 2017

Islam,Asif Mohammed; Saliola,Federica; Ghossein,Tania; Djankov,Simeon Disclosed

Benchmarking PPP procurement 2017 : assessing government capability to prepare, procure and manage PPPs (English)

Benchmarking PPP Procurement 2017 is the first attempt to collect and present comparable and actionable data on PPP procurement on a large scale, by providing an assessment of the regulatory frameworks and recognized practices that govern PPP procurement across 82 economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 109245 JAN 01, 2016

Ghossein,Tania; Tejada Ibañez,Mikel; Alreshaid,Nasser; Khamudkhanov,Khasankhon; Traboulsi,Zeina; Larroque,Helene Candice; Ruiz-Nuñez,Fernanda Disclosed

Benchmarking public procurement 2016 : assessing public procurement systems in 77 economies (English)

Benchmarking public procurement focuses on an equally critical aspect of procurement systems for private sector participation: a well-functioning complaint system. ... See More +

Publication 101080 NOV 12, 2015

Saliola,Federica; Ghossein,Tania; Lopez Claros,Augusto; Pouget,Sophie; Danon,Elisabeth; Gutierrez Casadiego,Maria Paula; Del Valle Catoni,Natalia; Mayer Cuesta,Raquel Maria Disclosed

Starting a foreign investment across sectors (English)

The ease of starting a foreign investment in various sectors is a relevant consideration for investors seeking to establish an investment project abroad. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6707 NOV 01, 2013

De La Medina Soto,Christian; Ghossein,Tania Disclosed