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Public sector governance indicators for EU regions (English)

The report summarizes the work of the Bank team in collaboration with DG REGIO (Directorate-General Regional and Urban Policy) to identify and curate an initial set of Public Sector Governance (PSG) indicators that can measure the performance of public sector institutions at the national and subnational levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 126398 MAY 01, 2018

Bernstein,David S.; Recanatini,Francesca; Georgieva-Andonovska,Elena Georgieva Disclosed

Indicators of citizen-centric public service delivery (English)

This report and the instruments it proposes aim at assisting public administrators in ensuring that their service delivery mechanisms respond to the needs and expectations of citizens. ... See More +

Working Paper 126399 MAY 01, 2018

Pfeil,Helene; Agarwal,Sanjay; Bernstein,David S.; Recanatini,Francesca; Knack,Stephen; Ladegaard,Peter Farup Disclosed

Europe and Central Asia - Development of EU governance indicators : public sector governance indicators - final report (English)

The development of European Union (EU) Governance Indicators Project, funded by the Directorate-General Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) under an administrative agreement signed in October 2015, includes three work streams. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000125 MAR 16, 2018

Recanatini,Francesca; Georgieva-Andonovska,Elena Georgieva; Bernstein,David S. Disclosed

Europe and Central Asia - Development of EU governance indicators : indicators of citizen-centric public service delivery – final report : Citizen-Centric Governance Indicators Final Report (English)

The report is structured into five parts. Part one presents the conceptual framework that forms the backdrop for developing citizen-centric service delivery indicators and summarizes what citizen-centric service delivery entails. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000222 MAR 16, 2018

Recanatini,Francesca; Knack,Stephen; Bernstein,David S.; Agarwal,Sanjay; Ladegaard,Peter Farup; Pfeil, Hélène Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa - Towards privilege resistant economic policies in MENA : shielding policies from privileges and discretion - measurement, policy instruments, and operational implications (English)

Unemployment rates in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are among the highest in the world, especially for young graduates. Policy recommendations to date in the field of governance for private sector policymaking have been too general and too removed from concrete, actionable policy outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22441 JUN 01, 2017

Ait Ali Slimane,Meriem Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Accountability Enhancement Project : P148288 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR25179 SEP 22, 2016

Recanatini,Francesca

Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Accountability Enhancement Project : P148288 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19402 FEB 19, 2016

Recanatini,Francesca

Leveraging surveys to strengthen local accountability and improve service delivery (English)

Recent work has highlighted the importance of understanding and actively engaging within the local context of governance and service delivery challenges to actually improve services to the poor. ... See More +

Brief 106250 JAN 01, 2016

Alaref,Jumana Jamal Subhi; Brixi,Hana; Johns,Kimberly D.; Recanatini,Francesca; O'Meally,Simon Carl Disclosed

Informal economy and the World Bank (English)

Many countries have expressed an interest in the size, performance and motivation of the informal sector, especially where the informal sector provides the livelihood and employment for a critical segment of the population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6888 MAY 01, 2014

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Benjamin,Nancy Claire; Recanatini,Francesca; Santini,Massimiliano Disclosed

Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure : Función pública : intereses privados rendición de cuentas a través de declaraciones de ingresos y activos (Spanish)

The fight against corruption is a developmental imperative. While international efforts have achieved some significant results, they also illustrate the extent of the challenges that remain. ... See More +

Publication 67627 JAN 01, 2014

Barnes, Daniel W.; Berger,Tammar; Burdescu,Ruxandra; Gilman,Stuart; Habershon,Alexandra M.; Recanatini,Francesca; Reid,Gary J.; Trapnell, Stephanie E. Disclosed

Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure (Thai)

The fight against corruption is a developmental imperative. While international efforts have achieved some significant results, they also illustrate the extent of the challenges that remain. ... See More +

Publication 67627 MAR 16, 2013

Barnes, Daniel W.; Berger,Tammar; Burdescu,Ruxandra; Gilman,Stuart; Habershon,Alexandra M.; Recanatini,Francesca; Reid,Gary J.; Trapnell, Stephanie E. English, Vietnamese Disclosed

Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure (English)

The fight against corruption is a developmental imperative. While international efforts have achieved some significant results, they also illustrate the extent of the challenges that remain. ... See More +

Publication 67627 MAR 16, 2012

Barnes, Daniel W.; Berger,Tammar; Burdescu,Ruxandra; Gilman,Stuart; Habershon,Alexandra M.; Recanatini,Francesca; Reid,Gary J.; Trapnell, Stephanie E. Disclosed

Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure : Viec cong, loi ich tu : bao dam trach nhiem giai tr nh thong qua cong khai thu nhap, tai san (Vietnamese)

The fight against corruption is a developmental imperative. While international efforts have achieved some significant results, they also illustrate the extent of the challenges that remain. ... See More +

Publication 67627 JAN 01, 2012

Barnes, Daniel W.; Berger,Tammar; Burdescu,Ruxandra; Gilman,Stuart; Habershon,Alexandra M.; Recanatini,Francesca; Reid,Gary J.; Trapnell, Stephanie E. English, Spanish, Thai Disclosed

Governance and anti-governance diagnostics : guidance and tools for implementation, monitoring, and assessment in the field (English)

This guide focuses on one of the more granular approaches to governance improvement, the governance and anti-corruption diagnostic. Governance and anti-corruption diagnostics are used as an initial strategy to identify the nature of governance problems, to target the key sources or institutions associated with these problems, and to establish a baseline and indicators which can be used to make reforms and to measure progress over time. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 69584 SEP 01, 2010

Cheikh Malainine,Mohamed Laghdaf; Morgan,Grace Porter; Recanatini,Francesca Disclosed

How does bribery affect public service delivery ? micro-evidence from service users and public officials in Peru (English)

When seeking a public service, users may be required to pay in bribes more than the official price. Consequently, some users may be discouraged and choose not to seek a service due to the higher price imposed by the bribery "tax." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4492 JAN 01, 2008

Kaufmann, Daniel; Montoriol-Garriga, Judit; Recanatini, Francesca Disclosed

Development outreach 7 (4) : capacity for development (English)

This development outreach newsletter includes some of the following headlines: special report, capacity and development. Capacity for development: guest editorial; by de Nevers, Michele, Leautier, Frannie A. and Otoo, Samuel K.E. ... See More +

Newsletter 33716 SEP 01, 2005

McNeil, Mary [editor]; de Nevers, Michele; Leautier, Frannie A.; Otoo, Samuel K.E; Dervis, Kemal; Fukuyama, Francis.; Madavo, Callisto; Diogo, Luisa; Nanivska, Vira; Kaufmann, Daniel; Recanatini, Francesca; Boesen, Nils.; Woolcock, Michael; Manning, Richard Disclosed

Service delivery, poverty and corruption - common threads from diagnostic surveys (English)

In 1996 the World Bank began to discuss openly the issue of corruption and soon thereafter began to explicitly offer assistance to countries in combating corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 28010 JUN 27, 2003

Anderson,James; Kaufmann,Daniel; Recanatini,Francesca Disclosed

Where has all the foreign investment gone in Russia? (English)

Since its transition to a market economy began, Russia has not attracted much foreign direct investment (FDI). Inflows of FDI into Russia are much lower than those into other transition countries in the region, adjusted for population size and similar measures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2640 JUL 31, 2001

Broadman, Harry G.; Recanatini, Francesca

Is Russia restructuring ? new evidence on job creation and destruction (English)

The authors explore the labor dynamics of Russian enterprise restructuring, empirically assessing how patterns of job creation and destruction are related to various aspects of enterprise restructuring across firms in different sectors and regions, and to different forms, sizes, vintages, and performance characteristics of ownership. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2641 JUL 31, 2001

Broadman, Harry G.; Recanatini, Francesca

Disorganization or self-organization : the emergence of business associations in a transition economy (English)

The transition from plan to market provides a rare opportunity for insight into the endogenous development of economic institutions. Economic activities under the Soviet regime were coordinated by a central authority. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2539 JAN 31, 2001

Recanatini, Francesca; Ryterman, Randi

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Public sector governance indicators for EU regions (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126398 Working Paper
Indicators of citizen-centric public service delivery (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126399 Working Paper
Europe and Central Asia - Development of EU governance indicators : public sector governance indicators - final report (English)
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MAR 16, 2018 AUS0000125 Working Paper
Europe and Central Asia - Development of EU governance indicators : indicators of citizen-centric public service delivery – final report : Citizen-Centric Governance Indicators Final Report (English)
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MAR 16, 2018 AUS0000222 Working Paper
Middle East and North Africa - Towards privilege resistant economic policies in MENA : shielding policies from privileges and discretion - measurement, policy instruments, and operational implications (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS22441 Working Paper
Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Accountability Enhancement Project : P148288 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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SEP 22, 2016 ISR25179 Implementation Status and Results Report
Yemen, Republic of - Yemen Accountability Enhancement Project : P148288 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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FEB 19, 2016 ISR19402 Implementation Status and Results Report
Leveraging surveys to strengthen local accountability and improve service delivery (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106250 Brief
Informal economy and the World Bank (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6888 Policy Research Working Paper
Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure : Función pública : intereses privados rendición de cuentas a través de declaraciones de ingresos y activos (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 67627 Publication
Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure (Thai)
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MAR 16, 2013 67627 Publication English, Vietnamese
Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure (English)
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MAR 16, 2012 67627 Publication
Public office, private interests : accountability through income and asset disclosure : Viec cong, loi ich tu : bao dam trach nhiem giai tr nh thong qua cong khai thu nhap, tai san (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2012 67627 Publication English, Spanish, Thai
Governance and anti-governance diagnostics : guidance and tools for implementation, monitoring, and assessment in the field (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 69584 Other Public Sector Study
How does bribery affect public service delivery ? micro-evidence from service users and public officials in Peru (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 WPS4492 Policy Research Working Paper
Development outreach 7 (4) : capacity for development (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 33716 Newsletter
Service delivery, poverty and corruption - common threads from diagnostic surveys (English)
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JUN 27, 2003 28010 Working Paper
Where has all the foreign investment gone in Russia? (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 WPS2640 Policy Research Working Paper
Is Russia restructuring ? new evidence on job creation and destruction (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2001 WPS2641 Policy Research Working Paper
Disorganization or self-organization : the emergence of business associations in a transition economy (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 WPS2539 Policy Research Working Paper