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Fiscal management (Chinese)

In Western democracies, systems of checks and balances built into government structures have formed the core of good governance, and have helped empower citizens for more than two hundred years. ... See More +

Publication 34377 MAY 01, 2013

Shah, Anwar [editor]; von Hagen, Jurgen; Andrews, Matthew; Purohit, Mahesh; Bird, Richard M.; Kharas, Homi; Mishra, Deepak; Brixi, Hana Polackova; Schacter, Mark English, Spanish

Matching aspirations : skills for implementing Cambodia's growth strategy (English)

Over the past decade, Cambodia improved the skills of its workforce at a slower rate than other countries in East Asia. And, although Cambodia's firms do not perceive skills as their main business constraint, skills shortages may negatively affect the process of both industrial and agricultural upgrading and economic diversification. ... See More +

Policy Note 67349 MAR 21, 2012

Brixi, Hana Polackova

Matching aspirations : skills for implementing Cambodia's growth strategy (Khmer)

Over the past decade, Cambodia improved the skills of its workforce at a slower rate than other countries in East Asia. And, although Cambodia's firms do not perceive skills as their main business constraint, skills shortages may negatively affect the process of both industrial and agricultural upgrading and economic diversification. ... See More +

Policy Note 67349 MAR 21, 2012

Brixi, Hana Polackova English

Leading with ideas : skills for growth and equity in Thailand (English)

In Thailand, enhancing workforce skills and promoting innovation is part of the country's strategy to facilitate the transformation toward a more knowledge-intensive and creative economy generating good jobs. ... See More +

Policy Note 67204 JAN 01, 2012

Brixi, Hana Polackova

Gaining from migration : migration trends and policy lessons in the greater Mekong sub-region (English)

This report contributes to the migration policy debates in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) by providing evidence of the impacts of migration; at the same time, it outlines possible policy approaches to increase benefits from migration. ... See More +

Policy Note 70732 JAN 01, 2012

Brixi, Hana; Evans, Brooks Thai

Gaining from migration : migration trends and policy lessons in the greater Mekong sub-region (Thai)

This report contributes to the migration policy debates in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) by providing evidence of the impacts of migration; at the same time, it outlines possible policy approaches to increase benefits from migration. ... See More +

Policy Note 70732 JAN 01, 2012

Brixi, Hana; Evans, Brooks English

Equity and public governance in health system reform : challenges and opportunities for China (English)

Achieving the objective of China's current health system reform, namely equitable improvements in health outcomes, will be difficult not least because of the continuously growing income disparities in the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5530 JAN 01, 2011

Targa, Beatrice; Hipgrave, David; Brixi, Hana; Mu, Yan Chinese

Equity and public governance in health system reform : challenges and opportunities for China (Chinese)

Achieving the objective of China's current health system reform, namely equitable improvements in health outcomes, will be difficult not least because of the continuously growing income disparities in the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5530 OCT 01, 2010

Targa, Beatrice; Hipgrave, David; Brixi, Hana; Mu, Yan English

China : urban services and governance (Chinese)

The study addresses governance challenges in public service delivery in China. It builds on the citizen scorecard survey conducted in five Chinese cities in 2006 to gauge citizens’ experience with public services, and demonstrates the usefulness of citizens’ feedback for policy development and implementation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5030 SEP 01, 2009

Brixi, Hana English

China : urban services and governance (English)

The study addresses governance challenges in public service delivery in China. It builds on the citizen scorecard survey conducted in five Chinese cities in 2006 to gauge citizens’ experience with public services, and demonstrates the usefulness of citizens’ feedback for policy development and implementation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5030 AUG 01, 2009

Brixi, Hana Chinese

Public-private partnerships in the new EU member states (English)

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) operate at the boundary of the public and private sectors, being neither fully public nor fully private. PPPs are defined in this paper as privately financed infrastructure projects in which a private firm either: (i) sells its services to the government; or (ii) sells its services to third parties with significant fiscal support in the form of guarantees. ... See More +

Publication 40558 JUN 01, 2007

Irwin, Tomothy; Budina, Nina; Brixi, Hana Polackova

Fiscal management (English)

In Western democracies, systems of checks and balances built into government structures have formed the core of good governance, and have helped empower citizens for more than two hundred years. ... See More +

Publication 34377 JAN 01, 2005

Shah, Anwar [editor]; von Hagen, Jurgen; Andrews, Matthew; Purohit, Mahesh; Bird, Richard M.; Kharas, Homi; Mishra, Deepak; Brixi, Hana Polackova; Schacter, Mark Spanish, Chinese

Fiscal management : Gestion fiscal (Spanish)

In Western democracies, systems of checks and balances built into government structures have formed the core of good governance, and have helped empower citizens for more than two hundred years. ... See More +

Publication 34377 JAN 01, 2005

Shah, Anwar [editor]; Andrews, Matthew; Mishra, Deepak; Purohit, Mahesh; von Hagen, Jurgen; Schacter, Mark; Bird, Richard M.; Kharas, Homi; Brixi, Hana Polackova English

Managing fiscal risk : new concepts and international experience (Chinese)

This report discusses China's fiscal risk, and introduces related international experience and theoretical progress. It includes three main sections: contingent liabilities in a macroeconomic perspective, fiscal risk and financial agencies, and conclusion. ... See More +

Publication 39889 JUN 01, 2003

Ma, Jun; Kharas, Homi; Yuravlivker, David; Mishra, Deepak K.; Hemming, Richard; Brixi, Hana Polackova; Newfarmer, Richard; Petrie, Murray; Easterly, William; Nunberg, Barbara

Government at risk : contingent liabilities and fiscal risk (English)

Conventional fiscal analysis fails to address contingent fiscal risk. The government budget process and documentation generally fail to scrutinize the substantial claims on public resources that are associated with government contingent liabilities, realized and potential. ... See More +

Publication 24888 APR 30, 2002

Brixi, Hana Polackova; Schick, Allen

Monitoring fiscal risks of subnational governments (English)

Growing experience with decentralization indicates that a country's public finance system suffers when subnational governments expose themselves to excessive risk. ... See More +

Brief 24850 MAR 31, 2002

Jun Ma; Polackova, Hana

Managing fiscal risk in Bulgaria (English)

To understand the fiscal position of a country, contingent liabilities and other sources of fiscal risk need to be considered. The authors develop a framework to assess and manage fiscal risk in Bulgaria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2282 JAN 31, 2000

Polackova Brixi, Hana; Shatalov, Sergei; Zlaoui, Leila

Fiscal adjustment and contingent government liabilities : case studies of the Czech Republic and Macedonia (English)

To control the expansion of government contingent liabilities and reduce fiscal vulnerability, one must be able to identify and measure them. The authors discuss how this may be done and demonstrate how the assessment of fiscal adjustment may change substantially when a broader picture of government liabilities is included. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2177 SEP 30, 1999

Brixi, Hana Polackova; Ghanem, Hafez; Islam, Roumeen

Fiscal risks and the quality of fiscal adjustment in Hungary (English)

The government of Hungary has contained the main fiscal risks of the transition to a market economy. It has paid off and resolved most problems in the banking and enterprise sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2176 SEP 30, 1999

Brixi, Hana Polackova; Papp, Anita; Schick, Allen

Contingent liabilities - a threat to fiscal stability (English)

The economic policy note discusses the issue of serious fiscal instability faced by many governments as a result of their contingent liabilities, which are associated with major hidden fiscal risks. ... See More +

Brief 18575 NOV 30, 1998

Polackova, Hana

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Fiscal management (Chinese)
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MAY 01, 2013 34377 Publication English, Spanish
Matching aspirations : skills for implementing Cambodia's growth strategy (English)
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MAR 21, 2012 67349 Policy Note
Matching aspirations : skills for implementing Cambodia's growth strategy (Khmer)
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MAR 21, 2012 67349 Policy Note English
Leading with ideas : skills for growth and equity in Thailand (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 67204 Policy Note
Gaining from migration : migration trends and policy lessons in the greater Mekong sub-region (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70732 Policy Note Thai
Gaining from migration : migration trends and policy lessons in the greater Mekong sub-region (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2012 70732 Policy Note English
Equity and public governance in health system reform : challenges and opportunities for China (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 WPS5530 Policy Research Working Paper Chinese
Equity and public governance in health system reform : challenges and opportunities for China (Chinese)
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OCT 01, 2010 WPS5530 Policy Research Working Paper English
China : urban services and governance (Chinese)
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SEP 01, 2009 WPS5030 Policy Research Working Paper English
China : urban services and governance (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 WPS5030 Policy Research Working Paper Chinese
Public-private partnerships in the new EU member states (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 40558 Publication
Fiscal management (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34377 Publication Spanish, Chinese
Fiscal management : Gestion fiscal (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2005 34377 Publication English
Managing fiscal risk : new concepts and international experience (Chinese)
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JUN 01, 2003 39889 Publication
Government at risk : contingent liabilities and fiscal risk (English)
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APR 30, 2002 24888 Publication
Monitoring fiscal risks of subnational governments (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 24850 Brief
Managing fiscal risk in Bulgaria (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 WPS2282 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal adjustment and contingent government liabilities : case studies of the Czech Republic and Macedonia (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 WPS2177 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal risks and the quality of fiscal adjustment in Hungary (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 WPS2176 Policy Research Working Paper
Contingent liabilities - a threat to fiscal stability (English)
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NOV 30, 1998 18575 Brief