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World development report 2017 : rent creation and rent containment - the political economy of telecommunications in Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey (English)

The evolution of the telecommunications sector is of keen interest from both a development and a political economy perspective. Telecommunications is critical to economic dynamics, to the quality of life, to social service provision, and to citizen engagement. ... See More +

World Development Report 112874 JAN 01, 2017

Atiyas,Izak; Levy,Brian David; Walton,Michael Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 29 (1) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to nonspecialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 113056 FEB 01, 2014

Knight,John B; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Khemani,Stuti; Walton,Michael; Mckenzie,David J.; Woodruff,Christopher M.; Das Gupta,Monica; Canuto,Otaviano; Pinto,Brian R.; Prasad,Mona Disclosed

Can civil society overcome government failure in Africa? (English)

Government failures are widespread in Africa. Symptoms include absentee teachers, leakage of public funds, monopolized trucking, and employment-restricting regulations. ... See More +

Journal Article 112508 OCT 10, 2013

Devarajan,Shantayanan; Khemani,Stuti; Walton,Michael Disclosed

Civil society, public action and accountability in Africa (English)

This paper examines the potential role of civil society action in increasing state accountability for development in Sub-Saharan Africa. It further develops the analytical framework of the World Development Report 2004 on accountability relationships, to emphasize the underlying political economy drivers of accountability and implications for how civil society is constituted and functions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5733 JUL 01, 2011

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Khemani, Stuti; Walton, Michael Disclosed

No growth without equity? Inequality, interests, and competition in Mexico (English)

In this introduction, the authors do three things. They first introduce the puzzle and relate it to existing interpretations from market reformists and their critics, arguing that both sets of views are inadequate. ... See More +

Publication 47605 JAN 01, 2009

Levy, Santiago; Walton, Michael; Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 23 (2) (English)

Symposium on foreign direct investment (FDI); collecting the pieces of the FDI knowledge spillovers puzzle; by Roger Smeets; can survey evidence shed light on spillovers from FDI? ... See More +

Publication 54866 AUG 01, 2008

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Feder, Gershon; Collins, Susan; Deaton, Angus; Eichengreen, Barry; Ndulu, Benno; Pack, Howard; Serven, Luis; Shetty, Sudhir; Walton, Michael Disclosed

Institutional pathways to equity : addressing inequality traps (English)

Inequalities and development: dysfunctions, traps, and transitions by Anthony J. Bebbington, Anis A. Dani, Arjan de Haan, and Michael Walton. ... See More +

Publication 43964 MAR 24, 2008

Bebbington, Anthony J.; Dani, , Anis A.; Haan, Arjan de; Walton, Michael; Sabates, Rachel; Moncrieffe, Joy M.; Lucero, Jose Antonio; Barrientos, Armando;; Ross, Michael L.; Boix, Carles; Disclosed

World development report 2006 : equity and development : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2006 : Equidad y desarrollo (Spanish)

World Development Report 2006 analyzes the relationship between equity and development. The report documents the persistence of inequality traps by highlighting the interaction between different forms of inequality. ... See More +

World Development Report 32204 DEC 01, 2006

Atinc, Tamar Manuelyan; Banerjee, Abhijit; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Lanjouw, Peter; Menendez, Marta; Ozler, Berk; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rao, Vijayendra; Robinson, James; Walton, Michael; Woolcock, Michael Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

Development outreach 8 (1) : equity and development (English)

In this issue: Fostering Greater Equity; by Giovanna Prennushi, Francisco Ferreira, Peter Lindert and Michael Walton. Addressing Unequal Economic Opportunities: A case study of land tenure in Ghana; by Markus Goldstein and Christopher Udry. ... See More +

Newsletter 37250 FEB 01, 2006

Puri, Sunetra [editor]; Prennushi, Giovanna; Ferreira, Francisco; Lindert. Peter; Walton, Michael; Goldstein, Markus; Udry, Christopher; Rao, Vijayendra; Sokoloff, Kenneth L.; Moene, Karl Ove; Wallerstein, Michael; Lu Mai; Wiemer, Calla; Ringold, Dena; Lanjouw, Jan O. Disclosed

World development report 2006 : equity and development (Bahasa (Indonesian))

World Development Report 2006 analyzes the relationship between equity and development. The report documents the persistence of inequality traps by highlighting the interaction between different forms of inequality. ... See More +

World Development Report 32204 JAN 01, 2006

Atinc, Tamar Manuelyan; Banerjee, Abhijit; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Lanjouw, Peter; Menendez, Marta; Ozler, Berk; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rao, Vijayendra; Robinson, James; Walton, Michael; Woolcock, Michael Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Inequality of opportunity and economic development (English)

Just as equality of opportunity becomes an increasingly prominent concept in normative economics, the authors argue that it is also a relevant concept for positive models of the links between distribution and aggregate efficiency. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3816 JAN 01, 2006

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Walton, Michael Disclosed

World development report 2006 : equity and development (Russian)

World Development Report 2006 analyzes the relationship between equity and development. The report documents the persistence of inequality traps by highlighting the interaction between different forms of inequality. ... See More +

World Development Report 32204 JAN 01, 2006

Atinc, Tamar Manuelyan; Banerjee, Abhijit; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Lanjouw, Peter; Menendez, Marta; Ozler, Berk; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rao, Vijayendra; Robinson, James; Walton, Michael; Woolcock, Michael Spanish, Arabic, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

Equity and Development (English)

This year, the workshop examined the conceptual foundation of the workshop sessions by discussing the definition of equity itself. What do we mean by equity, and how does equity differ from equality? ... See More +

Publication 35918 JAN 01, 2006

Kochendorfer-Lucius, Gudrun [editor]; Pleskovic, Boris [editor]; Hofman, Michael; Ferreira, Francisco; Walton, Michael; Bourguignon, Francois; Battaini-Dragoni, Gabriella; Gogneau, Dennis; Ravallion, Martin; Boix, Carles; Gavrilenkov, Vladimir; van der Hoeven, Rolph; Gligorov, Vladimir; Hobbs, Jeremy; Warner, Andrew; Dervis, Kemal; Svejnar, Jan Disclosed

World development report 2006 : equity and development (Arabic)

World Development Report 2006 analyzes the relationship between equity and development. The report documents the persistence of inequality traps by highlighting the interaction between different forms of inequality. ... See More +

World Development Report 32204 SEP 19, 2005

Atinc, Tamar Manuelyan; Banerjee, Abhijit; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Lanjouw, Peter; Menendez, Marta; Ozler, Berk; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rao, Vijayendra; Robinson, James; Walton, Michael; Woolcock, Michael Spanish, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2006 : equity and development (English)

World Development Report 2006 analyzes the relationship between equity and development. The report documents the persistence of inequality traps by highlighting the interaction between different forms of inequality. ... See More +

World Development Report 32204 SEP 19, 2005

Atinc, Tamar Manuelyan; Banerjee, Abhijit; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Lanjouw, Peter; Menendez, Marta; Ozler, Berk; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rao, Vijayendra; Robinson, James; Walton, Michael; Woolcock, Michael Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

La desigualdad en America Latina : Rompiendo con la historia? (Spanish)

Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the regions of the world with the greatest inequality. Latin America is highly unequal with respect to incomes, and also exhibits unequal access to education, health, water and electricity, as well as huge disparities in voice, assets, and opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 34856 JAN 30, 2005

Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Walton, Michael Disclosed

Poverty in Mexico: an assessment of conditions, trends and government strategy (English)

In 2002, half of Mexico's population lived in poverty and one fifth in extreme poverty, slightly lower than before the 1994-1995 crisis. ... See More +

Brief 32063 JAN 01, 2005

Walton, Michael; Lopez-Acevedo, Gladys Spanish Disclosed

Poverty in Mexico: an assessment of conditions, trends and government strategy : Pobreza en Mexico: una evaluacion de las condiciones, las tendencias y la estrategia del Gobierno (Spanish)

In 2002, half of Mexico's population lived in poverty and one fifth in extreme poverty, slightly lower than before the 1994-1995 crisis. ... See More +

Brief 32063 JAN 01, 2005

Walton, Michael; Lopez-Acevedo, Gladys English Disclosed

World development report 2006 : equity and development : Rapport sur le developpement dans le 2006 : equite et developpement (French)

World Development Report 2006 analyzes the relationship between equity and development. The report documents the persistence of inequality traps by highlighting the interaction between different forms of inequality. ... See More +

World Development Report 32204 JAN 01, 2005

Atinc, Tamar Manuelyan; Banerjee, Abhijit; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Lanjouw, Peter; Menendez, Marta; Ozler, Berk; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rao, Vijayendra; Robinson, James; Walton, Michael; Woolcock, Michael Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

Poverty in Mexico : an assessment of conditions, trends, and government strategy : La pobreza en Mexico : una evaluacion de las condiciones, las tendencias y la estrategia del Gobierno (Spanish)

This report presents the results of an assessment of poverty conditions in Mexico, and of the Government strategies to reduce poverty. It constitutes the first phase of a longer-term work program on poverty reduction in Mexico that the Bank is undertaking in collaboration with the Government during the period 2003-2006. ... See More +

Publication 31115 JUN 01, 2004

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Walton,Michael English

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World development report 2017 : rent creation and rent containment - the political economy of telecommunications in Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112874 World Development Report
The World Bank research observer 29 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 113056 Publication
Can civil society overcome government failure in Africa? (English)
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OCT 10, 2013 112508 Journal Article
Civil society, public action and accountability in Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 WPS5733 Policy Research Working Paper
No growth without equity? Inequality, interests, and competition in Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 47605 Publication
The World Bank research observer 23 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 54866 Publication
Institutional pathways to equity : addressing inequality traps (English)
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MAR 24, 2008 43964 Publication
World development report 2006 : equity and development : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2006 : Equidad y desarrollo (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2006 32204 World Development Report Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
Development outreach 8 (1) : equity and development (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37250 Newsletter
World development report 2006 : equity and development (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JAN 01, 2006 32204 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, English
Inequality of opportunity and economic development (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 WPS3816 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2006 : equity and development (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2006 32204 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
Equity and Development (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35918 Publication
World development report 2006 : equity and development (Arabic)
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SEP 19, 2005 32204 World Development Report Spanish, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2006 : equity and development (English)
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SEP 19, 2005 32204 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian)
La desigualdad en America Latina : Rompiendo con la historia? (Spanish)
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JAN 30, 2005 34856 Publication
Poverty in Mexico: an assessment of conditions, trends and government strategy (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32063 Brief Spanish
Poverty in Mexico: an assessment of conditions, trends and government strategy : Pobreza en Mexico: una evaluacion de las condiciones, las tendencias y la estrategia del Gobierno (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2005 32063 Brief English
World development report 2006 : equity and development : Rapport sur le developpement dans le 2006 : equite et developpement (French)
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JAN 01, 2005 32204 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
Poverty in Mexico : an assessment of conditions, trends, and government strategy : La pobreza en Mexico : una evaluacion de las condiciones, las tendencias y la estrategia del Gobierno (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2004 31115 Publication English