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Good countries or good projects ? macro and micro correlates of World Bank project performance (English)

The authors use data from more than 6,000 World Bank projects evaluated between 1983 and 2009 to investigate macro and micro correlates of project outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5646 MAY 01, 2011

Denizer, Cevdet; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart Disclosed

A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)

This book examines the 35-year career of Vinod Thomas. He spent those 35 years within the World Bank Group in different positions and in different regions. ... See More +

Publication 73355 JAN 01, 2011

Rist, Ray C. [editor]; Wolfensohn, James D.; Thomas, Vinod; Summers, Lawrence H.l; Fischer, Stanley; Leipziger, Danny M.; Nash, John; Edwards, Sebastian; Hutcheson, Thomas; Keesing, Donald; Matin, Kazi; Pursell, Garry; Yeats, Alexander J.; Dailami, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Wang, Yan; Stiglitz, Joseph; dos Reis Velloso, Joao Paulo; Junguito, Roberto; Mohan, Rakesh; Tolley, George S.; Georgieva, Kristalina; Gressani, Daniela; Grasso, Patrick; Boehmer, Hans-Martin; Tominaga, Jiro Disclosed

The worldwide governance indicators : methodology and analytical issues (English)

This paper summarizes the methodology of the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project, and related analytical issues. The WGI cover over 200 countries and territories, measuring six dimensions of governance starting in 1996: Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism, Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law, and Control of Corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5430 SEP 01, 2010

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Governance matters VIII : aggregate and individual governance indicators 1996-2008 (English)

This paper reports on the 2009 update of the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) research project, covering 212 countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance between 1996 and 2008: Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism, Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law, and Control of Corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4978 JUN 01, 2009

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Governance matters VII : aggregate and individual governance indicators 1996-2007 (English)

This paper reports on the latest update of the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) research project, covering 212 countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance between 1996 and 2007: Voice and Accountability, Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism, Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law, and Control of Corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4654 JUN 01, 2008

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 23 (1) (English)

Governance indicators: where are we, where should we be going? By Daniel Kaufmann, and Aart Kraay. Two comments on "governance indicators: where are we, where should we be going?" ... See More +

Publication 47585 FEB 01, 2008

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Johnson, Simon; Easterly, William; Irwin, Timothy; Serven, Luis; Gill, Indermit S.; Ozer, Ceren;; Tatucu, Radu; Cadot, Olivier; Melo, Jaime de; Disclosed

Governance indicators : where are we, where should we be going? (English)

Progress in measuring governance is assessed using a simple framework that distinguishes between indicators that measure formal rules and indicators that measure the practical application or outcomes of these rules. ... See More +

Journal Article 76778 JAN 31, 2008

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart 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

Governance indicators : where are we, where should we be going ? (English)

Scholars, policymakers, aid donors, and aid recipients acknowledge the importance of good governance for development. This understanding has spurred an intense interest in more refined, nuanced, and policy-relevant indicators of governance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4370 OCT 01, 2007

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart Disclosed

Governance Matters VI: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2006 (English)

This paper reports on the latest update of the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) research project covering 212 countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance between 1996 and 2006: voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4280 JUL 01, 2007

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Measuring corruption : myths and realities (English)

The report points out that over the past decade measuring corruption has become an ever-growing empirical field. This empirical analysis questions the traditional notion of viewing the firm as an 'investment climate taker' and thus ignoring the view that powerful conglomerates can also shape the business climate and thus become 'investment climate makers'. ... See More +

Brief 39603 APR 01, 2007

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

The worldwide governance indicators project : answering the critics (English)

The Worldwide Governance Indicators, reporting estimates of six dimensions of governance for over 200 countries between 1996 and 2005, have become widely used among policymakers and academics. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4149 MAR 01, 2007

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

The role of parliaments in curbing corruption (English)

In most countries, Parliament has the constitutional mandate to both oversee government and to hold government to account; often, audit institutions, ombuds and anti-corruption agencies report to parliament, as a means of ensuring both their independence from government and reinforcing parliament's position at the apex of accountability institutions. ... See More +

Publication 37263 SEP 01, 2006

Stapenhurst, Rick [edited]; Johnston, Niall [edited]; Pelizzo, Riccardo [edited]; Ulrich, Martin; Strohal, Severin; Kaufmann, Daniel; Dininio, Phyllis; Lederman, Daniel; Loayza, Norman V.; Soares, Rodrigo R.; Kpundeh, Sahr; Pope, Jeremy; Matiangi, Fred; Wehner, Joachim; Titsworth, Jack; Macdonell, Rod; Pesic, Milica; Smith, John; Heilbrunn, John; Stasinopoulou, Katia; Johnston, Michael; Pinto-Duschinsky, Michael; Mawer, Sir Philip; Williams, John; Marshall, Denis; Kiljunen, Kimmo; Hopkinson, Nicholas Disclosed

Governance matters V: aggregate and individual governance indicators for 1996 - 2005 (English)

The authors report on the latest version of the worldwide governance indicators, covering 213 countries and territories and measuring six dimensions of governance from 1996 until end-2005: voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4012 SEP 01, 2006

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Cities in a globalizing world - governance, performance, and sustainability (English)

This book contributes to the empirical and theoretical analysis of the performance of cities in a globalizing world, bringing together a range of perspectives on the policy implications for urban management. ... See More +

Publication 35028 JAN 01, 2006

Leautier, Frannie A. [editor]; Lemer, Andrew C.; Kaufmann, Daniel; Mastruzzi, Massimo; Mehta, Barjor; Dinghem, Severine Vietnamese Disclosed

Cities in a globalizing world - governance, performance, and sustainability (Vietnamese)

This book contributes to the empirical and theoretical analysis of the performance of cities in a globalizing world, bringing together a range of perspectives on the policy implications for urban management. ... See More +

Publication 35028 JAN 01, 2006

Leautier, Frannie A. [editor]; Lemer, Andrew C.; Kaufmann, Daniel; Mastruzzi, Massimo; Mehta, Barjor; Dinghem, Severine English 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

Governance and the city : an empirical exploration into global determinants of urban performance (English)

The authors contribute to the field of urban governance and globalization through an empirically-based exploration of determinants of the performance of cities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3712 SEP 01, 2005

Kaufmann, Daniel; Leautier, Frannie; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Governance matters IV : governance indicators for 1996-2004 (English)

The authors present the latest update of their aggregate governance indicators, together with new analysis of several issues related to the use of these measures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3630 JUN 01, 2005

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Governance matters three : governance indicators for 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002 (English)

This article presents estimates of six dimensions of governance for 199 countries and territories for 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002 developed in the context of an ongoing project to measure governance across countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 77472 MAY 01, 2004

Kaufmann, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

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Good countries or good projects ? macro and micro correlates of World Bank project performance (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 WPS5646 Policy Research Working Paper
A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 73355 Publication
The worldwide governance indicators : methodology and analytical issues (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 WPS5430 Policy Research Working Paper
Governance matters VIII : aggregate and individual governance indicators 1996-2008 (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 WPS4978 Policy Research Working Paper
Governance matters VII : aggregate and individual governance indicators 1996-2007 (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4654 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 23 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 47585 Publication
Governance indicators : where are we, where should we be going? (English)
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JAN 31, 2008 76778 Journal Article
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
Governance indicators : where are we, where should we be going ? (English)
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OCT 01, 2007 WPS4370 Policy Research Working Paper
Governance Matters VI: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2006 (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4280 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring corruption : myths and realities (English)
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APR 01, 2007 39603 Brief
The worldwide governance indicators project : answering the critics (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4149 Policy Research Working Paper
The role of parliaments in curbing corruption (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 37263 Publication
Governance matters V: aggregate and individual governance indicators for 1996 - 2005 (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2006 WPS4012 Policy Research Working Paper
Cities in a globalizing world - governance, performance, and sustainability (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 35028 Publication Vietnamese
Cities in a globalizing world - governance, performance, and sustainability (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2006 35028 Publication English
Development outreach 7 (4) : capacity for development (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 33716 Newsletter
Governance and the city : an empirical exploration into global determinants of urban performance (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2005 WPS3712 Policy Research Working Paper
Governance matters IV : governance indicators for 1996-2004 (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2005 WPS3630 Policy Research Working Paper
Governance matters three : governance indicators for 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002 (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2004 77472 Journal Article